Angkor Wat may be located in modern day Cambodia, but there are several spectacular Khmer temples built at the same time as Angkor to be found in Thailand. Angkor Wat has become so famous now that it exists almost as a city state in its own right.
Is Angkor Wat Indian?
Angkor Wat is a 12th century Hindu temple complex built in the style of medieval Khmer architecture in Siem Reap province. It attracted 1.4 million visitors in the first eight months of 2015, earning $40m in ticket sales. The replica was to have been built in the northern Indian province of Bihar.
Is Thailand a state?
Thailand (Thai: ประเทศไทย), known formerly as Siam and officially as the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia.
Is Cambodia a Hindu country?
Modern Cambodia is made up of about 95 percent Theravada Buddhists, with Cham Muslims, Christians and tribal animists making up most of the remainder. However, it hasn’t always been this way, with Cambodia’s roots steeped deep in Hinduism.
How long is Angkor Wat?
Angkor Wat occupies a rectangular area of about 208 hectares (500 acres) defined by a laetrile wall. The first evidence of the site is a moat with a long sandstone causeway (length 250 meters, 820 feet; width 12 meters, 39 feet) crossing it and serving as the main access to the monument.