Ta Prohm Temple originally called Rajavihara was built in the 12 Century under the reign of the Khmer King, Jayavarman VII. Ta Prohm was built as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and is located inside the Royal City of Angkor Thom in the UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Archeological Park just outside of Siem Reap Cambodia.
Bayon Temple also known as Prasat Bayon is located inside the Royal City of Angkor Thom in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Archeological Park of Siem Reap Cambodia.
Bayon was built in the 12th Century and is most well known for the 173 massive stone faces still standing on the many towers. They are huge. It is believed there were as many as 216 originally. The entire structure is covered in reliefs, decoration and carvings. The temple itself is very large and full of hallways, stairs and courtyards.
Preah Khan Temple is located in the Unesco World Heritage site of Angkor Temple Complex at Siem Reap Cambodia. Preah Khan was originally known as Nagar Jayasri which means Royal Sword or Holy Sword. The temple was built in the 12th Century and the complex covers 138 acres.
The Grand Baphuon Temple Angkor Thom Siem Reap Cambodia
Baphuon Temple is a large Hindu temple with a grand 225 meter long elevated walkway built in the 11th century dedicated to the Lord Shiva. In the 15th Century it was converted into Buddhist temple with the addition of a reclining Buddha on the second level on the west side of the temple.
And now the Phimeanakas Temple in the Angkor Thom at the Angkor Wat Complex just outside Siem Reap Cambodia.
Phimeanakas Temple (translates to Celestial Palace)also know as Vimeanakas Temple is a Hindu temple built in the late 10th century in the Khleang style.
Angkor Wat from the East Entrance Siem Reap Cambodia
Angkor Wat was built in the early 12th century and is the largest religious monument in the world.
Terrace of the Leper King was built in the late 12th century and is a 80 foot long elevated platform for viewing parades and to hold audiences with the people. It is believed it is built to represent Mount Meru of Buddhist and Hindu belief.
Angkor Thom South Gate also know as Tonle Om Gate was built in the late 12th century by King Jayavarman VII. It is one of the 5 gates into the royal city of Angkor Thom.
We had a wonderfrul visit to Baksei Chamkrong Temple just outside of Siem Reap Cambodia.
Baksei Chamkrong means “The Bird Who Shelters Under Its Wings”.
Today we visited the Chau Say Tevoda Temple in the Angkor Wat Complex just outside of Siem Reap Cambodia
Chau Say Tevoda is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu. The temple was built in the 12th century