"Angkor Thom - Amazing Stone Faces" Top 5 Page for this destination Angkor Thum by herzog63
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For me the whole idea of visiting Cambodia was to see the amazing Angkor Wat! About 3 weeks before I left I bought the Lonely Planet Guide for Cambodia and started reading about Angkor Thom. I'm not a real big planner and mostly like to take my travels moment to moment but....This Angkor Thom place made it to my must see list and it may have been my favorite place even over the more famous Angkor Wat!!
The area of Angkor Thom is 10 sq km. So it's a good sized area to explore! There are plenty of wonderful surprises! At least I thought so....
The Bayon is one of those places that you see so many different details from up close! This photo is a perfect example!! When you look at it in this small format it just looks like a rock with some stuff growing on it. Well if you have time please click on this one photo as you will see what I mean!! The same goes for the whole Bayon Complex...As you approach from a distance it looks like a Giant pile of rocks (to me anyways) but as you walk closer you start making out many of the faces and the other details.
- In a nutshell:Awesome!!!
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