Wolfgang

Wolfgang

Posted on 02/13/2011


Photo taken on January 14, 2004


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Thailand
Bangkok
Ancient City
Samut Prakan
Ancient Siam
วัดไชยวัฒนาราม
Mueang Boran
Prasat Phanom Rung
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The Phanom Rung Sanctuary, Buri Ram ปราสาทหินพนมรุ้ง บุรีรัมย์

The Phanom Rung Sanctuary, Buri Ram  ปราสาทหินพนมรุ้ง บุรีรัมย์
The most important part, the main prang, is situated right at the center of the inner court yard of the sanctuary. The build ing has a rectangular shape with re-entrant angles at the corners. The square mondop was built adjacent to the main prang. The architectural designs that were carved on the prang such as the posts at the door frame, pillars on the walls, lintels, porticos and pediments, depict designs of floras, leaves, hermits, gods and god dess es and characters from re li gious myths: Vishnu (Narai) resting on Ananta, the Naga king and Shiva dancing, for example.

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