How long did Angkor Wat last?

Why did the Angkor empire fall?

The cause of the Angkor empire’s demise in the early 15th century long remained a mystery. But researchers have now shown that intense monsoon rains that followed a prolonged drought in the region caused widespread damage to the city’s infrastructure, leading to its collapse.

When was Angkor Thom abandoned?

Angkor Thom

Builder Jayavarman VII
Material sandstone, laterite
Founded Late 12th century AD (excluding some monuments inside)
Abandoned Perhaps early 17th century AD
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