Banteay Srei temple

Banteay Srei Temple

The tenth-century Banteay Srei temple is renowned for its intricate decoration carved in pinkish sandstone that covers the walls like a tapestry. This site warrants as much time as your schedule allows. The roads have been recently repaired and it takes about 30 minutes from Siem Reap to get to the temple. Banteay Srei Temple […]

Lolei Temple

Lolei Temple in Siem Reap

Overview of Lolei Temple Lolei Temple is the northernmost temple of the Roluos group of three late 9th-century Hindu temples at Angkor, Cambodia, the others members of which are Preah Ko and the Bakong. Lolei was the last of the three temples to be built as part of the city of Hariharalaya that once flourished […]

Preah Khan Temple

Preah Khan Temple History Preah Khan Temple was built in the late 12th century in 1191, five years after the building of Ta Prohm, the king dedicated this temple to be the shelter of the idol of his father, Dharnindravarman II, in the likeness of Bodhisattva Lokesvara. The causeways lead to the temple are bordered […]

Bakong Temple

Bakong Temple in Rolous Group

Bakong Temple History Bakong Temple – Roluos Group: Built by King Indravarman I in late 9th century C.E., dedicated to Hindu (Shiva). The most impressive member of the Roluos Group, sitting at the center of the first Angkorian Capital, Hariharalaya. Bakong stands 15 meters tall and is 650x850m at the outer wall. Constructed by the third Angkorian-era king […]

Banteay Samre Temple

Bateay Samre Temple

Banteay Samre Temple is Large, and comparatively flat temple displaying distinctively Angkor Wat’s style architecture and artistry. The temple underwent extensive restoration this century by archaeologists using the anastylosis method. Banteay Samre was constructed around the same time as Angkor Wat.  The style of the towers and balustrades bear strong resemblance to the towers of […]

Pre Rup Temple

Pre Rup Temple

Pre Rup Temple is Architecturally and artistically superior temple mountain. Beautifully carved false doors on the upper level, as well as an excellent view of the surrounding countryside. Richly detailed, well-preserved carvings. Traditionally believed to be a funerary temple but in fact the state temple of Rajendravarman II. Pre Rup Temple historically important in that […]

Roluos Group

Roluos Group

Roluos Group is a collection of monuments representing the remains of Hariharalaya, the first major capital of the Angkorian-era Khmer Empire. It has become known as the ‘Roluos Group’ due to its proximity to the modern town of Roluos. The ancient capital was named for Hari-Hara, a synthesis of the Hindu gods Shiva and Vishnu. […]

Siem Reap Old Market

Siem Reap Old Market is the most popular market.  Old Market could be the first market attraction in Siem Reap. This market the one that you could visit fine souvenirs and traditional Khmer goods. It’s set in a great location right in the heart to the town of Siem Reap and near to the Siem […]

Kravan Temple

Kravan Temple

Kravan temple locates east of Angkor Wat and south of Banteay Kdei. The temple built in 921 during the reign of King Harshavarman I43 (AD 910-923), dedicated to Vishnu Brahmanism. It built in high court officials. Although this temple looks small and somewhat undistinguished from the outside, it contains some remarkable brick of clay sculptures on […]

Srah Srang

Srah Srang, Royal Bath

Srah Srang  is a Baray at Angkor, Cambodia, located south of the East Baray and east of Banteay Kdei.It was dug in the mid-10th century, by the initiative of Kavindrarimathana, Buddhist minister of Rajendravarman II. It was later modified around the year 1200 by Jayavarman VII, who also added the laterite landing-stage at its western […]

Sour Prat Temple

Sour Prat Temple, Prasat Sour Prat

Sour Prat temple constructed at the late 12th to early 13th century C.E, dedicated to Buddhist and style Bayon temple, by the Jayavamarn VII king. Twelve nearly identical laterite and sandstone towers that stand opposite and parallel to the Terrace of Elephants. The artistic and architectural style of the towers is somewhat unique, defying easy classification […]

Landmine Museum, Akira Lamdmine Museum

Unlike other grand museums in the country, this one is a humble yet stirring affair. Set up by local deminer Aki Ra, the Landmine Museum, located in a countryside shack, is a brave attempt to educate locals as well as foreigners about the use, effects, and statistics of landmines and other unexploded ordinance in Cambodia. […]