Ta Prohm is the modern name of a temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the Bayon style largely in the late 12th and early 13th centuries and originally called Rajavihara. Located approximately one kilometre east of Angkor Thom and on the southern edge of the East Baray, it was founded by the Khmer King Jayavarman VII as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm has been left in much the same condition in which it was found: the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor's most popular temples with visitors.
Learn more about Ta Prohm: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ta_Prohm
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cargus (8481) 2011-02-27 12:09
Une scène intéressante d’architecture, idée intéressante, magnifiques couleurs, , image claire
et bien fait.!!
giorgimer (34870) 2011-02-27 12:35
this place fascinates me since a long time. Your image gives sense of magic, excellent composition, beautiful light
BennyV (13848) 2011-02-28 5:42
A classic Ta Prohm shot, very well executed.
Fine distribution of light and shadow.
(And good that you managed to avoid people.)
Nice work. Tfs & have a fine week.