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Preah Vihear temple belong to Khmer not Thai

November 5, 2010 Leave a comment

World cultural heritage – Preahvihear Temple

The floating temple

In July 2008, the Cambodian “Preah Vihear” Temple ruins was registered bythe UNESCO as a world cultural heritage.
Located 400km from the capital Phnom Penh, these stone carved ruins stand on theCambodian territory while facing the Thailand border. It was built during the Khmer dynasty (6th to 15th century) on top of a cliff.
An emerald green forest stretches before ones eyes, a very rare scenic beauty in this world, hence its name : “The floating temple”.
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