Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

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.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

Wood roots envelop terrain in a complex of Sambor Prey-Cook.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

The remains of the city cover an area of ​​25 square kilometers.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

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.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

Tourists in Sambor Prey-Cook.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

The prayer in the ancient temple.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

photoshoot on the background of the complex.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

"Fancy Dance" tree and a building.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

Religious image worship until now.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

In time, many reliefs "lose face."

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

Sculptures made of sandstone.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

Time gave this statue similar to the Venus de Milo.

Lost in the jungle traces of a once great civilization

Tourists are not afraid of crumbling masonry.