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Tourists gathered at Phanom Rung Historical Park in Isaan province of Buriram this morning to observe a solar phenomenon through the 15 doors of the ancient Phanom Rung Temple, an event which happens only four times a year. The Phanom Rung Temple is located on Phanom Rung mountain in the Tapek sub-district, Chaloemprakiat district of Buriram province. The temple, constructed during the 15th – 18th Buddhist century, is made from pink sandstone in an ancient Khmer architectural style. Phanom Rung also evolved from the Khmer language which means great mountain. What makes this place more special is the solar phenomenon […]

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3 hours ago, Loong said:

So when they built the temple, they lined up the doors to see the sunrise at certain times.
Hardly a phenomenon !

It's still well worth visiting though regardless. A nice walk up the steps to the temple and the grounds at the top. 

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