Baphoun Temple

Constructed: Mid 11th century C.E. King/Patron: Udayadityavarman II Religion: Hindu - dedicated to Siva (Hindu) Style: Baphuon Location : is located 200 metres (656 feet) northwest of the \\Bayon Temple]] and south of Phimeanakas. An enter and leave at the east.Background The grandeur of Baphuon as described above by Zhou Daguan is unrecognizable today because of the poor condition of the temple. The French were in the process of restoring this temple when they were forced l...
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Lo Lei Temple

Constructed: Late 9th century C.E. King/Patron: Yasovarman I Religion: Hindu Style: Preah Ko/ BakhengRoluos Group: Ruins of an island-temple built in the middle of a now dry Baray, Indratataka, the first large-scale Baray constructed by a Khmer king. [[Lolei Temple]] consists of four brick towers on a double laterite platform. It was the last major temple built at Roluos before Yasovarman I moved the capital to the Angkor area. Though the towers are in poor condition, there are ...
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Preah Ko Temple

Constructed: Late 9th century C.E. Religion: Hindu (Shiva) King/Patron: Indravarman I Style: Preah Ko Location: 13.5km (20 minutes by car, 30 minutes by Tuk Tuk) from Siem Reap in Roluos Group Temple.Roluos Group: Six towers displaying set on a platform, all beautifully preserved carvings. Originally surrounded by walls and gopuras of which only vestiges remain. Preah Ko was one of the first major temples of the empire at the early Khmer capital of Hariharalaya. Preah Ko (Sac...
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Bakong Temple

OverviewConstructed: Late 9th century C.E. King/Patron: Indravarman I Religion: Hindu Style: Preah Ko Location: Distance from [[Siem Reap]] to [[Bakong Temple]] is around 13.5km (20 minutes by car, 30 minutes by Tuk Tuk) from Siem Reap. Take NR6 from Siem Reap town towards Phnom Penh, for about 12km, turn south for about 1km to Bakong. You can visit Bakong temple at any time of the day, but late-afternoon is a good time to see the temple with relatively few crowds, with the pos...
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Banteay Srei Temple

Overview [[Banteay Srei Temple]] is renowned for its intricate decoration carved in pinkish sandstone that covers the walls like 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. To reach Banteay Srei, follow the main road north out of Siem Reap, turn right at Angkor Wat and follow the road to Srah Srang where you turn right past Pre Rup.At the East Mebon there is a chec...
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Bayon Temple

Overview The [[Bayon Temple]] (Prasat Bayon) is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Built in the late 12th century or early 13th century as the official state temple of the Mahayana Buddhist King Jayavarman VII, the Bayon stands at the centre of Jayavarman's capital, Angkor Thom. Following Jayavarman's death, it was modified and augmented by later Hindu and Theravada Buddhist kings in accordance with their own religious preferences. Time to Visit: Anytime The B...
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Attraction

[[Siem Reap]] has become a the most popular tourist destination in Cambodia for many years. The city has an impressive tourist infrastructure, services which provides a large number of hotels that include luxurious 5-star hotels and boutique, resorts as well as the budget accommodation for travelers like hostel and home stay. There is also a wide array of restaurants on offer that sever both Western and Cambodian cuisine at reasonable price.[[Siem Reap]] also enjoys having a vibrant nightlif...
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