Angkor temple reopens to public

A section of the Baphuon at Angkor has been re-opened to public following restoration.

5 May 2006 (BBC News) – A section of the Baphuon at Angkor has been re-opened to public following restoration.

Angkor temple reopens to public

Archaeologists in Cambodia have completed the first part of what has been called the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle.

The Baphuon, one of the largest and oldest temples at the world-famous Angkor complex, has been in hundreds of thousands of pieces for decades.


Related Books:
Ancient Angkor (River Book Guides) by C. Jaques
Angkor Cities and Temples by C. Jaques
Angkor: A Tour of the Monuments by T. Zephir and L. Invernizzi
Angkor: Cambodia’s Wondrous Khmer Temples, Fifth Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guide) by D. Rooney

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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