There can’t be a person in Cambodia who doesn’t recognize Apsara Dancing when they see it. But today’s question: “Who or what are Apsaras?” First thing to know – they are not unique to Cambodia! Beautiful, supernatural women were known as Apsaras across Asia long before the Angkor era. In both Hindu and Buddhist mythology,…
All Cambodians are proud of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious building.It’s been the national flag for well over a century. It draws millions of visitors to Cambodia. Today’s question: “Why was Angkor Wat built?” Today, many people refer to “Angkor Wat” as the complex of about a hundred temples covering a huge area of…
The East Mebon temple at Angkor is dedicated to the Hindu deity Shiva and located in the East at the grand circuit Main attraction are the stone elephants
Phimeanakas is a Hindu temple in the Angkor area and was built during the reign of the King Rajeandravarman II (941 – 968) and rebuilt by King Suryavarman II.
How could Cambodian know about Solar and Lunar Eclipses a long time before the advancement of technology? Just read what happened during churning the Milk-Ocean.
Angkor Wat was built by the reign King Suryavarman II in the early 12th Century. Angkor Wat means “Capital City” – and it took about 30 years to build the temple.
Angkor Wat is one of the most monumental buildings of the Khmer culture and belongs to the UNESCO-World Heritage Site since 1993.