Travel Photography Photos tagged as khmer
Temple about 25 km north of the main Angkor Temples near Siem Reap, Cambodia
A stunning view of a Angkor temple
The stunning artwork at Angkor Wat
There legend lives on in modern day culture.
Without question, the cultural heritage of the Khmer people far surpasses any of Cambodia's modern day neighbours. Khmer's historic, architectural achievements (Angkor Wat’s greatness speaks for itself!) are without equal in the region and are on par with the wonders of ancient Egypt or the Aztecs. At its height the Khmer Empire extended from the border of modern-day Burma in the west to the South China Sea in the east and to Laos in the north. The Khmer race is related to the Mons of Burma and Thailand. Scholars believe that over 2,000 years ago Mon- Khmers, migrating to what is present day Cambodia, most likely intermarried with an existing population of Austroasiatic people who had inhabited the region for centuries. Of Cambodia 9 million population, about 90-95% are Khmer.
Khmer Traditional Dance
Siem Reap Angkor Trade Center
Angkor Thom South Gate
Angkor Wat Apsara Wall Carving
Amok Fish Khmer Food