Angkor temple features

photo courtesy of Sam Salamone
These carvings on a wall of Angkor Wat represent a few of the 2000 concubines the king had in this temple.

photo courtesy of Abby Givens
These openings are on either side of the enclosed space beneath the heads on the Bayon temple.
This illustration, in the Bayon temple, depicts the war between the Cambodian and Champa people.

Architecture and design of Bayon, Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat reveal history, beauty and details of the importance of religious traditions nearly 1,000 years ago. We photographed some striking examples.