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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat is a distinctive mixture of the temple mountain (the common design for the empire’s state temples) and the later plan of concentric galleries. The building of Angkor Wat also suggests that there was a celestial significance with certain attributes of the temple. They have found some of the initially evidence of what Angkorians ate and how they cooked . And they have come to realize that the gridlike pattern inside Angkor is just part of a much bigger urban agglomeration, challenging traditional wisdom that the temple cities were discrete and self-contained. To get to Angkor Wat, you will...