Angkor: Land of the Gods

Buddhists, Hindus, and hundreds of thousands of travelers from around the globe flock to Cambodia every year to experience the grandeur of Angkor. Its famous temples were built over the span of five centuries by the rulers of the Khmer Empire, and endure today as one of Earth's greatest archaeological wonders. Join us as we shed light on one of the most enigmatic, mesmerizing civilizations in the history of mankind. We peel away the myth and legend to uncover the hidden story behind the creation of this ancient city.

Show Info

Airs on: United States Smithsonian Channel (2013 - 2013)
Schedule: Saturdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary

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Throne to Power

Episode 1x02; Feb 9, 2013

The most spectacular architectural wonders in Cambodia's ancient city of Angkor were built after its darkest days. Journey with us as we trace the rise of Jayavarman VII who, after being exiled, became king of the Khmer Empire following his defeat of

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