Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom means "the great city" in Khmer. The 12th-century Buddhist royal city is famed for its grand Bayon Temple, but has several other sights of interest as well.

Kiran Jonnalagadda

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248911
Names
Angkor Thom
Lists
World Heritage Site
Categories
archaeological site
ruined settlement
Styles
Khmer
Asian
Southeast Asian

Timeline

c. 1185

Construction of Angkor Thom