Baphoun Temple

Baphoun Temple or Prasat Bapoun

Overview of Baphoun Temple The Baphuon temple is located in Angkor Thom, northwest of the Bayon. Built in the mid-11th century, it is a three-tiered temple mountain built as the state temple of Udayadityavarman II dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. It is the archetype of the Baphuon style. The Baphoun temple adjoins the southern […]

Preah Ko Temple

Preah Ko Temple in Rolous Group

Preah Ko Temple History Preah Ko Temple is located in Thala Borivath commune, Preah Ko can be accessed by the confluence of the Se Kong and Mekong rivers. Preah Ko temple is an important historical site in Stung Treng province; it was built in the 6th-7th Centuries, during the reign of King Jayavarman I, in […]

Ta Som Temple

Ta Som Temple

Ta Som Temple is a small classic Bayon-style monastic complex consisting of a relatively flat enclosure, face tower gopuras and cruciform interior sanctuaries much like a miniature version of Ta Prohm Temple. Many of the carvings are in good condition and display particularly fine execution for late 12th century works. Take note of the devata […]

Krol Ko Temple

Krol Ko Temple

Krol Ko Temple located in the northwest of Neak Pean, 100 meters from the road. A enter and leave from the east. It was built in the late 12th century-early 13th century by king Jayavarman VII, in Buddhist religion with following to Bayon style art. The main items of interest at Krol Ko are the […]

Bakheng Mountain Temple

Bakheng Mountain Temple History Bakheng Mountain next to Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia, is a Hindu temple in the form of a temple mountain. Dedicated to Shiva, it was built at the end of the 9th century, during the reign of King Yasovarman (889-910). Located atop a hill, it is nowadays a popular tourist spot for […]

Chao Say Tevoda Temple

Chao Say Tevoda Temple

Chao Say Tevoda Temple designed in the Angkor Wat temple style in the early of the 12th century by Suryavarman II (1113 – 1150) in the religion of Hindu. On the small circuit, on the right side while leaving Angkor Thom by Victory Gate, opposite Thomanon temple. Chao Say Tevoda is currently very interesting to be able […]

Ta Prohm Temple

Ta Prohm Temple

Ta Prohm Temple’s History After ascending the throne of Cambodia in 1181 A.D., Jayavarman VII embarked on a massive program of construction and public works. Rajavihara (royal temple), today is known as Ta Prohm (ancestor Brahma), was one of the first temples founded pursuant to that program. The stele commemorating the foundation gives a date […]

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 […]

Bayon Temple

Bayon Temple, Angkor Thom Temple

Bayon Temple is a Buddhist symbolism in the foundation of the temple by King Jayavarman VII According to scholars, it is no coincidence that this portrait of King Jayavarman VII, located today in the Musée Guimet in Paris, bears a strong resemblance to the face towers of the Bayon. The Bayon Temple was the last […]

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 […]