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Angkor Wat
Front side of main complex
Angkor Wat, Camboya, 2013-08-15, DD 054
Tourists in the interior courtyard

Angkor Wat is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the Hindu king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. Before long it became a Buddhist site. It is the world's largest religious building. Angkor fell into decline after the 14th Century.

Coordinates: 13°24′45″N 103°52′0″E / 13.41250°N 103.86667°E / 13.41250; 103.86667

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