Angkor Wat

Taj Mahal second best UNESCO world heritage site after Angkor Wat: Survey

Taj Mahal second best UNESCO world heritage site after Angkor Wat: Survey

The Taj Mahal is the second best UNESCO world heritage site in the world, according to a new survey.

Dec 06, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Construction of world's largest Hindu temple to begin soon in Bihar

Construction of world's largest Hindu temple to begin soon in Bihar

The proposed temple will come up over 165 acres at Janki Nagar near Kesaria in West Champaran district, about 150 km from Patna. It will cost over Rs 200 crore in the first phase.

Dec 13, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

Secrets of lost Cambodian cities to be revealed: Report

Archaeologists are set to unveil further details of medieval cities hidden under jungle in Cambodia near Angkor Wat, the world's largest Hindu temple complex, the Guardian newspaper said today.

Jun 12, 2016, 03:38 AM IST
Viraat Ramayan Mandir vs Angkor Wat: Here's what India told Cambodia

Viraat Ramayan Mandir vs Angkor Wat: Here's what India told Cambodia

The government of India, Wednesday, India reassured Cambodia that the planned 'Viraat Ramayan Mandir' in Bihar is not an exact replica of the famed Angkor Wat temple.

Aug 05, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Taj Mahal ranked third among world's top landmarks

Travellers from across the globe have ranked Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world, a leading travel website said on Tuesday.

Jun 02, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

Vijay's 'Puli' to be shot at Angkor Wat

 The makers of Tamil superstar Vijay's "Puli" are planning to travel to Cambodia to shoot at the world famous Angkor Wat, the iconic 12th century Vishnu temple.

May 02, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

Siem Reap: 4 temples you shouldn’t miss

Siem Reap is an ancient town and the cultural capital of Cambodia.

Apr 02, 2015, 14:08 PM IST

Cambodians angered over nude photo incidents at temples

Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.

Feb 27, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

French tourists arrested for nude photos at Cambodia`s Angkor

Three French tourists have been arrested by Cambodian authorities for taking nude photos of each other inside the country`s famed Angkor temple complex, officials said Friday.

Jan 30, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

How Angkor Wat’s massive stones were moved

Archaeologists have uncovered traces of a series of canal, which suggest that the 5 million tonnes of sandstone used to build Cambodia`s Angkor Wat took a far shorter route than previously thought.

Nov 02, 2012, 15:23 PM IST

Buddhist statue’s legs

The missing legs of a 900-yr-old Buddhist statue have been discovered.

Nov 09, 2009, 10:03 AM IST