Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom (iterally: "Great City"), located in present day Cambodia, was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. It was established in the late twelfth century by King Jayavarman VII. It covers an area of 9 km², within which are located several monuments from earlier eras as well as those established by Jayavarman and his successors. At the centre of the city is Jayavarman's state temple, the Bayon, with the other major sites clustered around the Victory Square immediately to the north.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Temple of Preah Kahn (3 km), Angkor Wat (3 km), Temple of Ta Prohm (3 km), Temple of Banteay Kdei (4 km), Temple of Neak Pean (5 km), East Mebon Temple (7 km), Temple of Bakong (17 km), Temple of Banteay Srei (21 km), Bangkok (Thailand) (368 km), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) (427 km), Mekong Delta (438 km), Hue (Vietnam) (523 km), Temples of My Son (526 km), Hoi An (Vietnam) (553 km), Hanoi (Vietnam) (870 km), Halong Bay (902 km), Hangzhou (China) (2,511 km), Nanjing (China) (2,566 km), Shanghai (China) (2,674 km), Bangalore (India) (2,840 km)

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