Bayon 360 panorama Angkor
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Bayon 360 panorama Angkor

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he temple is orientated towards the east, and so its buildings are set back to the west inside enclosures elongated along the east-west axis. Because the temple sits at the exact centre of Angkor Thom, roads lead to it directly from the gates at each of the city's cardinal points. The temple itself has no wall or moats, these being replaced by those of the city itself: the city-temple arrangement, with an area of 9 square kilometres, is much larger than that of Angkor Wat to the south (2 km²). Within the temple itself, there are two galleried enclosures (the third and second enclosures) and an upper terrace (the first enclosure). All of these elements are crowded against each other with little space between. Unlike Angkor Wat, which impresses with the grand scale of its architecture and open spaces, the Bayon "gives the impression of being compressed within a frame which is too tight for it.

source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayon

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A: Bayon, Angkor Cambodia

di Peter Pajor, 40 metri di distanza

The Bayon is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Built in the late ...

Bayon, Angkor Cambodia

B: Bayon

di Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 60 metri di distanza

Bayon

C: Smiling Faces of the Bayon (Angkorian Temple) [Cambodia]

di Travel-Sphere.com, 60 metri di distanza

Smiling Faces of the Bayon (Angkorian Temple) [Cambodia]

D: Bayon Sunset

di Arroz Marisco, 60 metri di distanza

The gigantic smiling faces of Jayavarman VII glows with compassion under the setting sun. The little ...

Bayon Sunset

E: Bayon Temple2(暹粒巴戎廟), Siem Reap, Cambodia

di wongchichuen, 70 metri di distanza

The Bayon's most distinctive feature is the multitude of serene and massive stone faces on the many t...

Bayon Temple2(暹粒巴戎廟), Siem Reap, Cambodia

F: Bayon Temple at Dawn

di Roy Zipstein, 70 metri di distanza

The majestic Bayon temple at dawn, part of the complex of temples Angkor, Cambodia

Bayon Temple at Dawn

G: Central Sanctuary of the Bayon (Angkorian Temple) [Cambodia]

di Travel-Sphere.com, 80 metri di distanza

Central Sanctuary of the Bayon (Angkorian Temple) [Cambodia]

H: CAMBODIA - Angkor - Bayon Temple

di Julien Mordret, 80 metri di distanza

The Bayon Temple is the central temple of the ancient city of Angkor Thom, capital of the Khmer empir...

CAMBODIA - Angkor - Bayon Temple

I: Bayon

di Armin Leuprecht, 90 metri di distanza

Bayon

J: The Bayon. Towers of Smiling Faces [Cambodia]

di Travel-Sphere.com, 90 metri di distanza

The Bayon. Towers of Smiling Faces [Cambodia]

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