Angkor was the capital of the Khmer Empire that evolved from the 9th century north of the lake Tonle Sap.
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The Sacred City of Anuradhapura was the first capital of Sri Lanka. Already in 380 BC it became the Singhalese capital.
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The Historic City of Ayutthaya covers the remains of the second Siamese capital. It represents the birth place of true Thai art, including wall paintings, and architecture.
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The Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat is a 15th century city with a high density in Islamic religious monuments.
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Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur
The Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur contain a Buddhist Monastery dating from the late 8th century.
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The Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park holds a largely unexcavated city which has been built in the late 15th / early 16th century as the capital of Gujarat.
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The Great Living Chola Temples are three granite temples dedicated to Shiva, that show the progressive development of Chola architecture and art.
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The Elephanta Caves are two groups of caves that contain Hindu and Buddhist rock art architecture. The reliefs and sculptures in the caves has been dated to between the 5th or 6th and 8th centuries.
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The Ellora Caves are an archeological site that represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.
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Fatehpur Sikri is a Moghul architectural ensemble that has been influential on the evolution of town planning.
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The Group of Monuments at Hampi represent the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara empire.
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The Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro (or Mohenjo-daro) are the remains of one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.
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My Son Sanctuary was the religious centre for the capital of the Champa Kingdom. The majority of it was built in the 10th century.
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The Group of Monuments at Pattadakal are temples and architectural models that show both Dravidian (South Indian) and Indo-Aryan (North-Indian) styles of architecture, and a unique blend of these two.
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The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa comprises the remains of the second capital of Sri Lanka. Polonnaruwa succeeded Anuradhapura as capital of the island now called Sri Lanka at the end of the 10th century.
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Preah Vihear Temple
The Preah Vihear Temple is a Khmer Hindu temple situated atop a 525-meter cliff in the D‚ngrÍk Mountains.
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The Historic Town of Sukhotai and Associated Historic Towns was the capital of the first Kingdom of Siam.
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Taxila is an archaeological site containing the ruins of the Gandh‚ran city of Takshashila, an important Vedic/Hindu and Buddhist centre of learning from the 6th century BCE to the 5th century CE.
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The Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long-Hanoi is the archeological site of the old capital of Vietnam, which originated in 1010.
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The Historical Monuments of Thatta reflect the city's importance as Sind's capital and as a centre for Islamic arts.
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Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape is a ruined Khmer Hindu temple complex interacting with its natural surroundings.
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