Chinese experts help preserve Cambodia’s Angkor temples, forge China-ASEAN cultural bond

Siem Reap – As the sun sets over the ancient city of Angkor in the deep jungle in northwestern Cambodia, a massive temple-mountain named Ta Keo glows golden in the rays.

Abandoned around 900 years ago soon after its ornamentation started, the magnificent structure has been revived in the hands of Chinese and Cambodian archaeological experts.

The ongoing project is the second phase of the Chinese government’s aid for preserving, conserving and restoring Angkor temples, after the Chausay Tevada temple project ended in 2008.

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