Cambodia – Pre Rup

Pre Rup (Khmer: ប្រាសាទប្រែរូប) is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built as the state temple of Khmer king Rajendravarman[1]:116[2]:73–74[3]:361–364 and dedicated in 961 or early 962. It is atemple mountain of combined brick, laterite and sandstone construction. The temple’s name is a comparatively modern one meaning „turn the body“. This reflects the common belief among…

Cambodia – Ta Phrom

„Ta Phrom“ is a complex of temples close to the famous Angkor Wat. Ta Phrom temples are known to many people by the movie „Tomb Raider“. It distinguishes itself nowadays by being hardly restored and renovated. Thus, you can still see many trees growing over parts of the construction, making it obviously unique immdiately.