0 Likes

Terrace of the Leper King, Angkor Panorama
Cambodia

The Terrace of the Leper King (or Leper King Terrace) (Khmer: ព្រះលានស្តេចគំលង់, Preah Learn Sdech Kunlung) is located in the northwest corner of the Royal Square of Angkor Thom, Cambodia. It was built in the Bayon style under Jayavarman VII, though its modern name derives from a 15th century sculpture discovered at the site. The statue depicts the Hindu god Yama, the god of Death. He was called the Leper King because discoloration and moss growing on the original statue was reminiscent of a person with leprosy, and also because it fit in with a Cambodian legend of an Angkorian king who had leprosy. The name that the Cambodians know him by, however, is Dharmaraja,[1] as this is what was etched at the bottom of the original statue.

View More »

Copyright: Peter pajor
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
送信日: 09/09/2011
更新日: 05/09/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: terrace of the leper king; angkor 360 panorama
comments powered by Disqus

Travel-Sphere.com
Leper King Terrace (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
Travel-Sphere.com
Terrace of the Elephants (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
Armin Leuprecht
Terrace of the Elephants
Peter Pajor
Terrace of the Elephants, Angkor, Cambodia
TETSUYAYOSHI.JP
Terrace of the Elephants, Angkor Thom - Siem Riap, Cambodia
Travel-Sphere.com
Elephants Terrace (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Elephant Terrace
Travel-Sphere.com
North Khleang (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
kalymnos sn
Elephants Terrace
Travel-Sphere.com
Preah Pithu T (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
Travel-Sphere.com
Prasat Suor Prat (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
Travel-Sphere.com
Preah Pithu U (Angkorian Ruin) [Cambodia]
Gregory Panayotou
Playing With Turtles
Ralf Neuhaus
Siemens Science Express Wagon LED Panel
Andrea Biffi
Galleria by night a Milano
Igor Marx
KundenCenter VWN
yunzen liu
云南香格里拉 中甸城远眺
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Voskresenskoe. Abandoned church. Interior. (2009)
Tom Hurley
Grand Canyon South Rim
Prainhailhadofrade
Simona Bartolomei
Devils Bridge Valley
Walker Young
The Main Stadium
Simona Bartolomei
3x7 Think•Lab, Architecture and Communication, Lucca
Walker Young
The Main Stadium
Peter Pajor
Angkor12panorama
Peter Pajor
Angkor28 Panorama
Peter Pajor
Cambodia, Banteay Kdei
Peter Pajor
Angkor Wat Panorama
Peter Pajor
Phnom Bakheng
Peter Pajor
Preah Palilay, Angkor Cambodia
Peter Pajor
Terrace of the Leper King, Angkor Panorama
Peter Pajor
Angkor18 Panorama
Peter Pajor
Angkor20 Panorama
Peter Pajor
Angkor East Mebon Panorama 360 elephant
Peter Pajor
Phimeanakas
Peter Pajor
Banteai Kdei
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.