18 Wonders of the World

Ankor Wat, Cambodia

The Ankor Wat is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 km2, including forested area. It is also a temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. It was built by Khmer King Suryavarman II. It was originally constructed as a Hindu temple for Khmer Empire, gradually transforming into a Buddhist temple toward the end of the 12th century.