Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom is undeniably an expression of the highest genius. It is in three dimensions and on a scale worthy of an entire nation, the materialization of Buddhist cosmology, representing ideas that only great painters would dare to portray.

Location: 1,700 meters (1,554 yards) north of Angkor Wat

Access: Enter and leave Angkor Thom by the south, north or Victory gates

Date: between the late 12th century and the early 13th century

King: Jayavarman VII

Religion: Buddhist

Art Style: Bayon

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