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Phanom Rung Historical Park - main sanctuary

Phanom Rung Historical Park

Phanom Rung is probably the most impressive and significant of the Khmer temples that can be found in Buriram province, Thailand. It was constructed in Angkor style during the 10th until the 13th century . It was a Hindu shrine dedicated to Shiva, and symbolizes Mount Kailash, his heavenly dwelling.

One of the main sanctuary of Phanom Rung built with sandstone in the 11th century.  The sanctuary is square with indented corners, giving it a round feel.

Issued Country Thailand
Issued Year 02.04.1998
Category Buddhist Architect Theme 1: : World Buddhist Heritage Through Stamps Buddhist Landscape
Type Maximum Card
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