Nang Sida - Angkoran ruins beside Wat Phu - (via @sociablesite)

Nang Sida - Angkoran ruins beside Wat Phu - (via @sociablesite)

Nang Sida would probably have been quite an impressive little temple in it’s day but is now in a rather sad state with the totally collapsed main tower now being impressive just for the sheer size of the pile of fallen sandstone blocks: it must have been a pretty tall tower when still standing! The eastern entrance porch, to what would have been the main shrine, is still relatively intact; there’s the remains of an outer enclosure wall and very long causeway but what saves the site for the casual visitor is probably the setting with the wooded hills behind forming a picturesque backdrop.

Full article: http://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/2012/02/29/nang-...

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