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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 in Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhism. Roads …

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