Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization
On the territory of the archaeological complex of Sambor Prey Kuk, it is the capital of the kingdom of Chenla, which ceased to exist more than 1 thousand. Years ago.
UNESCO recognized world heritage site, this archaeological complex - is one of the major attractions of Cambodia. Ancient palaces and temples under the onslaught of nature and time are gradually destroyed. UNESCO hopes that the inclusion complex in the list of World Heritage sites will help to preserve the unique architecture.
Wood roots envelop terrain in a complex of Sambor Prey-Cook.
The remains of the city cover an area of 25 square kilometers.
This archaeological complex was identified as Ishanapura, the capital of the kingdom of Chenla, which flourished at the end of the VI and the beginning of VII century.
Tourists in Sambor Prey-Cook.
The prayer in the ancient temple.
photoshoot on the background of the complex.
"Fancy Dance" tree and a building.
Religious image worship until now.
In time, many reliefs "lose face."
Sculptures made of sandstone.
Time gave this statue similar to the Venus de Milo.
Tourists are not afraid of crumbling masonry.