Ta Prohm Temple

Ta Prohm Temple was built by King Jayavarman VII in Angkor era temple. The ruins have a number of interesting features about them, including a couple of bas-relief scenes of some of the more unseemly sides of ancient life. The temple has suffered much from looting and the war through the years, but is worth a visit. Just beyond Ta Prohm is a modern-day temple with some more ruins standing in front of it. It’s an attractive combination on the shore of the lake. The turnoff for Tonle Bati and Ta P...
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Ta Prohm Temple

Ta Prohm Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Constructed: Mid 12th - Early 13th century C.E. Religion: Buddhist King/Patron: Jayavarman VII Style: Bayon Ta Prohm, a Bayon style temple, is believed to be built in the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. It was founded by King Jayavarman VII as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university. Unlike most Angkorian temples, Ta Prohm has been left in much the same condition in which it was found where the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out...
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