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Which Is The Largest Temple In The World?

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Angkor what located at Angkor in Northwestern Cambodia, is the largest temple in the world. Angkor was the Capital of the ancient Khmer Empire. The temple was dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu by the Khmer king Suryavarman II, who reigned between AD 1131 and 1150.

The Temple was constructed over a period of 30 years, and illustrates some of the most beautiful examples of Khmer and Hindu art. Covering an area of about 81 hectares, the complex consists of five towers, which are presently shown on the Cambodian national flag. These towers are believed to represent the five peaks of Mount Meru, the Home of Gods and Center of the Hindu Universe. Angkor what features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls, narrating stories from Hindu Mythology.

With the decline of the Khmer Empire, Angkor what was turned into a Buddhist Temple and was continuously maintained, which helped its preservation. In 1992, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee declared the monument, and the whole city of Angkor, a World Heritage Site.
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Depending on which criteria are being used the following temples can be considered:

Largest temple complex: Karnak
Largest functioning temple: Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Largest non-functioning temple (main temple): Angkor what

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Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia is the largest temple in the world. It is made of three rectangular galleries rising to a central tower, each level higher than the last. The outer gallery of the Angkor Wat temple measures 187 x 215 meters (614 x 705 feet). After this, the next two galleries are connected to each other. 

On the second level, it measures 100 x 115 meters (328 x 377 feet). The inner gallery is a 60 x 60 meter (197 x 197 feet) square area. The tower above the central shrine rises 65 meters (213 feet) above the ground.If you are indian and are looking for Indian Temples in fremont, you can check the website of NRIS and note down the names of temples with their respective city. 

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