The Buddha King of Angkor Wat

Each of the 23 towers of Angkor Thom, one of the largest sub-cities inside Angkor Wat, is covered with these faces. Like many of the remaining ruins, this one was built by king Jayavarman VII, whose face has been combined with Buddha’s throughout the city to create a combined royal and religious imposing presence that permeates the city.
The Buddha King of Angkor Wat

  • This appears to be straight out of a sci-fi horror film. Great sepia tones.

  • I love the mood of this shot…wonderful job with the processing.

  • Blackwidow

    I love it! I’ll save it as my desktop background. Hope that’s fine with you

  • Awesome photo.

  • Melissa

    Fantastic 🙂 I love that you are from Austin!

  • paul

    Cool pic , been there myself .. Amazing place !

  • may

    omg… on my list of places to visit. really wonderful shot

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