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Preah Pithu temples in ancient Angkor

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Preah Pithu is a group of five temples in eastern Angkor Thom, near the “Terrace Of The Elephants”.  Although the complex appear to be a group, they were probably not designed as such.  These temples are known for their setting in majestic trees that can be a locale for a respite in the tropical Cambodian heat.  There is also a refreshment stand (and restrooms) nearby.   These temples also house some very intricate carvings that are surprisingly intact.

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Photos taken with a Leica M8 and Summicron 35mm f/2 lens.

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Written by leolaksi

June 13, 2009 at 7:00 am

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