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Angkor Thom Take A Look At Angkor Thom With Specialists Aboutasia

Angkor Thom was certainly a Good City, and was built by the excellent Jayavarman VII to commemorate his victory more than the Cham in 1181. It would have been larger than any European city of the time, and may perhaps have housed as a lot of as one million persons. The temple of Baphuon for example was described by Zhou Daguan, at the finish of the 13th century, as a “truely astonishing spectacle”, a Tower of Bronze greater than the Tower of Gold that was Bayon. In December 1967 Washington Post journalist Stanley Karnow was told by Sihanouk that if...