Tag: KH – Temple of Preah Vihear

Kingdom marks 13th anniversary for Preah Vihear UNESCO status; Mom Kunthear; Phnom Penh Post

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The Kingdom on July 7 celebrated the 13th anniversary of the world-famous Preah Vihear Temple’s induction as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Kingdom marks 13th anniversary for Preah Vihear UNESCO status

PM marks temple’s UNESCO listing; Ry Sochan; Phnom Penh Post

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Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday posted a congratulatory message on Facebook to mark the 12th anniversary of the listing of the Temple of Preah Vihear on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. “July 7, 2020, marks the 12th anniversary of the inscription of the Temple of Preah Vihear on the World Heritage List,” he said.

Source: PM marks temple’s UNESCO listing

Cambodia to mark 12 years of Preah Vihear Temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site today; Khmer Times

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Photo: Unesco

After a long and contentious struggle, the Preah Vihear temple is set to mark its 12th anniversary of its inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List today.

Source: Cambodia to mark 12 years of Preah Vihear Temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site today – Khmer Times

Hun Sen notes iconic Preah Vihear temple anniversary; Long Kimmarita; Phnom Penh Post

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Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday posted a Facebook message commemorating the 58th anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) decision that the Temple of Preah Vihear legally belonged to Cambodia.

Source: Hun Sen notes iconic Preah Vihear temple anniversary

View of Preah Vihear Temple in Cambodia; Global Times

Photo taken on Sept. 19, 2019 shows the Preah Vihear Temple in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. The Preah Vihear Temple is located on the top of a cliff in the Dangrek Mountains in northern Cambodia. It was inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2008.

Source: View of Preah Vihear Temple in Cambodia

Temple of Preah Vihear; Franket Muriel; Waymarking

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A temple in the clouds; Jean-Francois Perigois; Khmer Times

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“Known today as Preah Vihear, the temple was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, who was believed to inhabit the heights.”

Source: A temple in the clouds – Khmer Times

Hidden heritage; Chitra Ramaswamy; Deccan Herald

Photo: Deccan Herald

That it pre-dates Angkor Wat, that it inspired the construction of the Angkor itself, that it is located picturesquely at high altitude, and above all, that it has been coveted and fought over by two countries on the borders of which it lies — what other compelling reasons could a travel bug with wheels for feet ask for!

Source: Hidden heritage

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