Angkor Wat, Cambodia
©2012 G J Porter
Wat is a temple complex at Angkor in Cambodia. It was built by
the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple
and capital city. It is the best preserved temple at Angkor.
Originally built as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu it then
then became a Buddist temple. It is the largest religious building
in the world.