November 7, 2016

Phanom Rung Historical Park

Phanom Rung Sanctuary is a Khmer temple Complex built from Sandstone in the 10th Century Located about 75 km’s from Buriram Town on the road between Nang Rong and Prakonchai. Phanom Rung was built on top of a hill which is believed to be an extinct volcanic cone , 1,320 feet above sea level. Archaeological and historical studies show that this place was originally built to worship Shiva , the Hindu God between the 10th and 13th Centuries with the bulk of the work being completed during the reign of King Suriyavaraman II.

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