1 Like

Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia) / Khao Phra Viharn (Thailand)
Cambodia

Situated on the edge of a plateau that dominates the plain of Cambodia, the Temple of Preah Vihear is dedicated to Shiva.

The Temple is composed of a series of sanctuaries linked by a system of pavements and staircases over an 800 metre long axis and dates back to the first half of the 11th century AD.
Nevertheless, its complex history can be traced to the 9th century, when the hermitage was founded.
This site is particularly well preserved, mainly due to its remote location.
The site is exceptional for the quality of its architecture, which is adapted to the natural environment and the religious function of the temple, as well as for the exceptional quality of its carved stone ornamentation.

http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1224/

View More »

Copyright: Tetsuyayoshi.Jp
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 30000x15000
送信日: 29/04/2011
更新日: 20/08/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: temple; preah vihear; khao phra viharn
comments powered by Disqus

TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia) / Khao Phra Viharn (Thailand)
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia) / Khao Phra Viharn (Thailand)
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia) / Khao Phra Viharn (Thailand)
Kobel Rudolf
Borderview to Cambodia
Kobel Rudolf
One Million Bottles Temple
samart khemwong
BanPhoonSai
samart khemwong
PrasatYaiNgao 360
samart khemwong
PrasatYaiNgao
andrea ferrera
Preah Khan Temple
Armin Leuprecht
Kbal Spean
Kobel Rudolf
House on the River Mun
Kobel Rudolf
Phibun Mangsahan
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Inside abandoned house (Tihonova pustyn)
Iraklis Kavouklis
"Fruit market in Kos town-Greece"
Thomas Krueger
Bridge over the river Nervia
John Gore
Inside the Port Shepstone Lighthouse
Gregory Panayotou
(Nearly) Inside Rano Kau Volcano
Willy Kaemena
Batu Cave 3
Willy Kaemena
Singapore Flyer
yunzen liu
The Best Viewpoints of Li River on laozhaishan mountain桂林阳朔兴坪老寨山
Hans Molenkamp
Hungarian-Turkish War Memorial at Szigetvar
Lev Trusov
Novgorod. Yaroslav's Court.
Uwe Bücher
Cathédrale de Worms, portail du sud
Willy Kaemena
Boat Quay
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Wat Sra Sri and Moat, Historic Town of Sukhothai (UNESCO World Heritage) - Sukhothai, Thailand
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Saigon Central Post Office - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Ta Prohm - Siem Riap, Cambodia
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Beng Mealea - Siem Reap, Cambodia
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls - Luang Prabang, Laos
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia) / Khao Phra Viharn (Thailand)
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
East Gate of Angkor Thom - Siem Riap, Cambodia
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia) / Khao Phra Viharn (Thailand)
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Floating fishing village on Tonle Sap Lake - Siem Riap, Cambodia
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Wat Sra Sri, Historic Town of Sukhothai (UNESCO World Heritage) - Sukhothai, Thailand
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Mangrove forest - Chonburi, Thailand
More About Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.Text by Steve Smith.