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Banteay Srei Temple and More Small Group Tour

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Full Day Preah Khan and Neak Pean Temples Tour

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Visit the Preah Khan (Royal Sword) temple which was built in the 12th century for King Jayavarman V...

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2 Days Angkor Wat, Preah Khan & Banteay Srey Day Tour

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Siem Reap: Banteay Srey and Preah Khan Temples Day Tour

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Half-Day Preah Khan and Neak Pean Temples from Siem Reap

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Visit the 12th century Preah Khan temple, and Neak Pean, a circular artificial island with a Buddhi...

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Angkor Wat and Floating Village: 3-Day Private Tour

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...rek along tranquil forest roads and see Preah Khan, the ancient Buddhist university. Admire Neak Pean island temple and ...

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Discover Siem Reap, the World’s Wonder in Cambodia – the magnificent Angkor Wat and the other K...

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Angkor Discovery 3 Day Tour

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DISCOVER PREAH VIHEAR TOURS

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Siem Reap: Banteay Srey , Ta Som, Pre Rup Temples Tour

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Banteay Srei Day Tour from Siem Reap

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Explore the temples of Banteay Srei, Pre Rup, Mebon and Preah Khan as well as a visit to the Preah D...

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Banteay Srei Day Tour from Siem Reap

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...isit Banteay Srei (pink sand stone temple), Pre Rup, Mebon, Preah Khan temples & Preah Dak Village on this shared tour.

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Preah Khan, Siem Reap

The Preah Khan is one of the largest temple complexes at Angkor, spread over 56 hectares to the north-east of Angkor Thom.

The Preah Khan is one of the largest temple complexes at Angkor, spread over 56 hectares to the north-east of Angkor Thom. It was commissioned in the 12th century as a Buddhist complex by King Jayavarman VII to honor his father, but was largely renovated with Hindu imagery by King Jayavarman VIII in the 13th century. The temple's foundation stela, now housed in the Conservation d'Angkor, is a block with faces measuring 1.85 metre x 0.58 metre that provide valuable information on the history and administration of the site.

Laid out in traditional Khmer style, the east-oriented complex is enclosed within fortified walls featuring 72 garudas holding nagas, which is surrounded by a wide protective moat. The main entrance is to the east, and the other cardinal directions have additional entrances. There are causeways over the moat lined with devas and asuras leading to the gates. The complex is a maze of towers, entryways, courtyards, shrines, libraries, and connecting vaulted corridors. There is a central Buddhist sanctuary dedicated to the Bodhisattva, surrounded by 3 successive layers of rectangular galleries. To the east is the Hall of Dancers, with the walls featuring apsaras. North of this is a two-storey pavilion with round columns and no stairway access to the upper level, believed to have been a granary. There are water basins in the corner. In the other cardinal directions are 3 satellite temples dedicated to - Shiva in the north, previous kings and queens in the south, and Vishnu in the west.


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About Preah Khan

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Preah Khan and Nearby Sights on Map

Neak Pean

Neak Pean is an artificial island with a Buddhist temple in the middle of the Jayatataka Baray, the last baray (artificial lake) to be constructed by a Khmer king in the Angkor area

Krol Ko

Krol Ko is a Buddhist temple built in the 12th-13th century by King Jayavarman VII

Ta Keo

Ta Keo was built circa 1000 as the state temple of Jayavarman V, son of Rajendravarman

Bayon

The Prasat Bayon is a 12th - 13th century Buddhist temple located in the exact centre of Angkor Thom and is part of the Angkor Archaeological Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site

Ta Som

Ta Som is a small temple at Angkor built in the 12th century by King Jayavarman VII to honor his father Dharanindravarman II

Ta Prohm

One of the most alluring and photogenic sites in Cambodia, the Ta Prohm temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, the 'capital temple' is the largest religious monument in the world, and part of the Angkor Archaeological Park that is a UNESCO World Heritage site

Banteay Kdei

The Bankeay Kdei, also known as 'Citadel of Monks' Cells' is a 12th century Buddhist monastic complex built under Jayavarman VII

Srah Srang

Srah Srang is a baray or artificial reservoir at Angkor that dates back to the mid-10th century

Prasat Kravan

Prasat Kravan is a 10th century Hindu temple in Siem Reap dedicated to the deity Vishnu