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Date: Early 12th century (btwn 1113 and 1150) with later additions
Style: Angkor Wat
Reign: Suryavarman II

Highlights:
-The world's largest religious monument
-A completely realised microcosm of the Hindu universe, culminating in the five peaks of Mount Meru
-Architectural masterpiece in fine proportions and rich in detail; the apogee of classical Khmer structure
-Some 600m of narrative bas-relief and nearly 2000 apsaras

Address: Central Angkor

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