Cambodia Trip : Bakong Temple November 17,2013


Bakong Temple

We visited bakong Temple early in the morning about 8.00 am after took photos of sunrise at Angkor Wat
Bakong is older than Angkor wat this is the first temple mountain made from sandstone.bakong became the state temple during king indravarman I.that time the capital of khmer kingdom is in hariharalaya (today that area is known as Rulous )
No wonder bakong and other temples in rulous area well known as rulous group
the history of bakong temple and hariharalaya capital began at 802 AD.when the first king of Angkor declared the sovereignty of Cambodia
he then built his capital known as hariharalaya his successor built bakong and made it as state temple
beside bakong is monastery for nun (female monks in Budhist)
bakong itself is Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva God

https://www.facebook.com/Irfansukses/media_set?set=a.10201848155143012.1073741921.1156885269&type=3

Muchamad Irfan
www.pecintawisata.wordpress.com
@TMIrfan

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s