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It is believed that the word Mandu is a Prakrit corruption of Mandapa-Durgo. In the inscriptions of the Paramara kings starting from Jayavarman II, Mandapa-Durgo is mentioned as the fort city for royal residence. Founded as a fortress retreat by Raja Bhoj in the 10th century, Mandu was conquered by Alauddin Khilji,

REMARKABLE RUINS – Bayon Temple, Cambodia

Bayon Temple

Angkor, located in Cambodia, is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Stretching over some 400 square km, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. Among others, they include the famous Temple of