Archive for the tag 'Phanom Rung'

Aug 18 2012

Sikhorapum, a great little Angkor-period temple in I-san

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Sikhorapum, general view from the east

As Angkor period temple sites in northeastern Thailand go, Phanom Rung, Phimai and Muang Tam are the three big ones, but the entire southern part of I-san is littered with ancient Khmer temples and some of the lesser sites are well worth a look if you happen to be in the relevant areas. One of … read the full post

Aug 08 2012

Muang Tam Temple, Buriram

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Krishna?

The Angkor-period temple of Muang Tam in Buriram province is closely associated with neighbouring Phanom Rung. Prasart Muang Tam lies four or five kilometres as the crow flies on the plain beneath the extinct volcano on which Phanom Rung is sited. And while the latter was certainly the most prestigious religious site and pilgrimage destination … read the full post