Angkor (12th century) Cambodia

rtemagicc_ankor_02.jpg

Angkor is the most important monument of the south-east Asian Khmer Empire and the world’s largest sacred temple. Built during the reign of King Suryavaman, at the beginning of the 12th century, Angkor is noted for its intricate ornamentation and striking beauty. With its water moats, concentric walls and magnificent temple mountain in the center, Angkor Wat symbolizes the Hindu cosmos, with its oceans at the periphery and the Meru mountain at the center of its universe.

In short – vote for Angkor,
because it is a great symbol of
– Beauty & Sanctity!
For more information, click here!

Ranking

For one week only, here are the rankings of the New7Wonders finalists as of Jan 31, 2007:

Top 7 (in alphabetical order)
Colosseum Great Wall Machu Picchu Petra Pyramids of Giza
Statues of Easter Island
Taj Mahal
Middle 7 (in alphabetical order)
Acropolis Angkor Chichen Itza Christ Redeemer
Eiffel Tower Kremlin / St. Basil
Stonehenge
Last 7 (in alphabetical order)
Alhambra Hagia Sophia Kiyomizu Temple
Neuschwan- stein Castle
Statue of Liberty
Sydney Opera House
Timbuktu

VOTE to keep your favorite candidate at the top of the list or to boost your favorite to the top!

Tell your family, friends and colleagues to vote and support your favorite monument.

The list will be shown until Feb. 6, 2007 . The rankings will be released and shown here after each section of the New7Wonders World Tour. The next rankings will be released after the World Tour ends at the Statue of Liberty on March 7, 2007

The New 7 Wonders of the World will be announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007 – 07.07.07.
Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Angkor (12th century) Cambodia

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s