Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire.

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Angkor Thom ruins have vast displays of bas-relief depicting the various gods, goddesses.

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Angkor Thom seems not to be the first Khmer capital on the site, however.

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Angkor Thom in Siem Reap was established as the capital of Jayavarman VII’s empire, and was the centre of his massive building programme.

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Stone status are made by hand is holding a big snake in the South Gate of Angkor Thom

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Heart of the Captial Angkor Thom

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Stone status are carved by hand inside and on the walls in Angkor Thom

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Angkor Thom is magnificent inner royal city built by the end of the 12th century by king Jayavarman VII.

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Angkor Thom is the longest and last capital city of Khmer Empire. This famous site has been built by Jayavarman VII at the end of VII century. This special citadel is wide 9km2, and inside it also has a lot of the another citadels, and this citadel are also included many citadels which have been built since the previous periods.

The citadel of Jayavarman is located in the right center of Angkor Thom, it is called Bayon Temple. Angkor Thom was built as the kingdom capital of Jayavarman VII and it was built base on Bayon style. The construction materials of this place were made by the laterite, this could be seen very clearly on the people faces’ towers at here, they are very big, impressive, specially and beautiful.

Angkor Thom is situated on the lakeshore of Tonle Sap. The south gate of this temple where is very famous with two lines of the snakes which were made by the stone, it is very mighty and imposing is just far from Siem Reap City around 7.2km only, so that it is very easy, fast and convenient for the tourists to explore Angkor Thom by bus, motorbike, even by bike from the center of Siem Reap.

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