Andre Akito

March, 2022

Beng Mealea | Angkor | Cambodia

Beng Mealea stands as a captivating testament to the grandness of ancient Khmer architecture. Tucked away amidst lush jungles, this temple demonstrates the power that nature has of taking over the environment and buildings left by humans. 

Believed to have been constructed in the 12th century during the reign of King Suryavarman II, Beng Mealea boasts intricate carvings, towering structures, and a unique charm that sets it apart from other temples in the region. Unlike its more famous counterparts, Beng Mealea offers a serene and less-crowded atmosphere, allowing visitors to explore its ruins and connect with the rich history of the Angkor period in a tranquil setting.

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