Thursday, November 15, 2012

CAMBODIA ~Ta Som Temple-UNESCO~

... Wonderful part of one of the largest religious monuments in the world...Thanks a lot Edna for this nice surprise!! (...Will let you know as soon as my order arrives.:D)

Great stamps: Two tourism stamps : Bayon Temple (Issued 25-06-2001) and Khmer culture "World Cultural Heritage" (Issued 27-07-2012)
Ta Som is a small temple located with many interesting features. It was built in the 12th century to commemorate the father of the king (Buddhist). The structure of this temple has the features of Bayon style. It is a single tower surrounded by three enclosing walls.Although more or less un-restored the temple is still in very good shape, with some very fine details.

Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu temple complex in the world. the whole area as Angkor Wat, the entire area is called Angkor and includes many temples and sites in addition to Angkor Wat. It was the capital of the Khmer empire from the 9th - 14th centuries.

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