The History Of Angkor Wat: From Rise To Fall To Rediscovery

But researchers have now shown that intense monsoon rains that followed a prolonged drought in the area triggered widespread harm to the city’s infrastructure, leading to its collapse. Angkor Wat, built during the early 12th century, is a typical Hindu temple, expressing the king’s devotion to the Hindu deity Vishnu. The temple was constructed as a palace of Vishnu, who was enshrined there to let the founder to receive his…Read More