It has taken half a century, but archaeologists in Cambodia have finally completed the renovation of the ancient Angkor temple described as the world's largest three dimensional puzzle. French architect Pascal Royere from the Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient (EFEO) (Pictured in the last image) is the chief architect of the restoration project.

The Baphuon temple is in Siem Reap province, some 300 kilometers northwest of Phnom Penh. Both local and foreign tourists walk about and explore the ancient building. – Photos by AFP

Cambodia, temple, Angkor temple, Pascal Royere, Phnom Penh, Baphuon temple, Siem Reap province,


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Jul 01, 2011 09:18am
I find it interesting and I have read extensively and I find it as one of the largest Hindu temple in the world of ancient times and even modern times, what an architecture, and its called a vishnoo temple too, but no mention is in the article.
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