Film Locations – Tomb Raider, Ta Prohm

The temple of Ta Prohm was used during in the film, Tomb Raider (2001) starring Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft.

Ta Prohm is the modern name for the temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the Bayon style primarily in the late 12th and early 13th centuries and originally called Rajavihara.

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Rajavihara (“monastery of the king”), known today by the name of Ta Prohm,  Jayavarman VII had the temple constructed in honour of his family. The temple’s main image, representing Prajnaparamita, the personification of wisdom, was modelled on the king’s mother.

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For location please see below map:

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Ta Prohm, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.
Photo attribution:Diego Delso [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

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