Beng Mealea

Beng Mealea, Cambodia—The greatest playground known to local children, Beng Mealea is one of the few temples of Cambodia left in its rediscovered state: a maze of walls become rubble, reliefs buried among the ordinary stones, bound together by fig and cotton tree stranglers.

Keywords Cambodia, Beng Mealea, Koh Ker, Siem Reap, Angkor, temple, khmer, jungle, stone, carving.

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