World’s largest Hindu temple

The world’s largest Hindu temple complex and the world’s largest religious monument are located in Cambodia.

It is in Ankor, Cambodia, whose old name was ”Yashodharpur”.

##It was built during the reign of Emperor Suryavarman II (1112–53 CE).

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First he was a Hindu and then a Buddhist 27 kings ruled over centuries.

Some stayed Hindu, some Buddhists.

This is the reason why idols of deities of both ##religions are scattered all over the country.

Lord Buddha is everywhere, but there is hardly any special place where Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh are not there and then Angkor Wat is unique.

It is the largest Vishnu temple in the world.

The Angkor Wat temple complex included in the World Heritage was built by King Suryavarman II of Angkor in the twelfth century.

When the influence of Buddhism increased in the fourteenth century, the rulers gave it a Buddhist form.

A French archaeologist discovered it. The Archaeological Survey of India has contributed a lot in the form that this temple is today.

From 1986 to 93, ASI did conservation work here. The walls of Angkor Wat tell the stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata.

How many square miles spread in area

This temple is spread over an area of ​​about 1 square mile.

The paintings and sculptures on the walls here tell the story of the glorious history of Hinduism. Many scenes like Sitaharan, Hanuman’s entry into the Ashoka Vatika, Angad episode, Ram-Ravana war, Mahabharata have been engraved very closely.


Temple Many ancient temples and their ruins are present around Angkor Wat.