30 Facts About Angkor—The Ancient Mega-City ‘Covered’ In Thousands of Ancient Temples

Angkor, the lost city of the ancient kingdom of Cambodia The first actual reports in Europe of today’s famous Angkor Wat temples dates back to 1601 when a Spanish Franciscan named Marcelo de Ribadeneyra mentioned it in a book as “a great city in the kingdom of Cambodia,” with “curiously carved walls” and “large buildings of which only ruins remained.” Courtesy of www.AirPano.com The information had come to him from Spanish and Portuguese missionaries who… Seguir leyendo