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Bakong

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The highlight of the Roluos group of temples, those who come to Bakong are rewarded with sweeping views from a stunning temple complex surrounded by a peaceful moat.

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Before its reconstruction little remained of Bakong aside from a pile of rubble atop a small hill—the entire central sanctuary, which today stands tall, was collapsed. Initial clearing work didn’t commence until 1936 and the eventual reconstruction under the direction of Maurice Glaize (the conservator of Angkor from 1937 to 1945) took around seven years ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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