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Through the World Natural Heritage Site Khao Yai – Thap Lan – Pangsida – Ta Phraya – Dong Yai

| March 14, 2016

In July 2005. the 9th General Assembly of the United Nations Educational. Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO. in Durban. South Africa. inscribed Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex as a World Natural Heritage Site. The complex covers over 1,549,945.2 acres in Khao Yai National Park, Thap Lan National Park, Pangsida National Park, Ta Phraya National Park and Dong Yai Wildlife Sanctuary. comprising watershed areas rich in biodiversity, with more than 2.500 plants and …

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Touring Stone Sanctuaries in the Northeast the Heritage of Suvarnabhumi

| March 14, 2016

Around the 5th century A.D, the area which is presently Northeastern Thailand was the originating site of the Khmer Empire which prospered for hundreds of year. extending to the east up to Angkor. (evidenced by the marvelous Angkor Wat. a wonder of the world in Cambodia) and gradually declined towards the end of the 12th century. Over the seven centuries. various kings of the Khmer Empire created numerous stone sanctuaries as places of worship …

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