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Ta Phrom, Cambodia

The following info in was obtained from this site:

Surrounded by the jungle, this temple was built by the king Jayavarman VII (1180-1220) and it was dedicated to his mother.

Being one of the largest sites in Angkor, itís amazing to see now how the Nature took over the place. Centenary trees strangling the buildings, in a powerful way.

Some numbers about this place:
Ta Phrom owned 3,140 villages.
It took 79,365 people to maintain the temple (among them 18 priests, 2,740 officials, 2,202 assistants and 615 dancers)!


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