The Bayon is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Built in the late 12th 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. The Bayon's most distinctive feature is the multitude of serene and…
Bayon, Angkor Thom, Cambodia (HDR)
Built in the late 12 - Early 13th Century, by King Jayavarman VII (reigned 1181-1220) Bayon is the second most popular ruin in Angkor after Angkor Wat. This is the temple of stone faces. Located right in the middle of Angkor Thom, the Bayon is the favourite temple ruin of many. To me, it is simply the most extraordinary. In fact, it is so spectacularly unique in style that it even eclipses Angkor Wat as its most recognised icon of classic Khmer art and architecture. The Bayon was one of the…
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Angkor was the historic capital of the impressive Khmer Empire. Sitting within the city of Siem Reap, it has become one epic place to explore. Filled with incredible architecture, Khmer Culture and, of course, beautiful temples
Carvings on Banteay Srei, a Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It is located in Angkor, Cambodia, and dates to 967 A.D. Portrayed on this carving is the burning of Khandava forest, an...
Banteay Srei, Cambodia - The Lady Temple - Julia's Album
Banteay Srei is one of the most elaborate temples at Angkor, Cambodia. Dedicated to Hindu god Shiva, this 10th-century Cambodian temple is famous for its beautiful pinkish sandstone and intricate three-dimensional wall carvings. What is Banteay Srei? Banteay Srei is an ancient temple built in 967 and dedicated to Hindu god Shiva. The temple is...Read More
Phnom Bakheng in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
Phnom Bakheng at Angkor, Cambodia, is a Hindu and Buddhist 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. Located atop a hill, it is nowadays a popular tourist spot for sunset views of the much bigger temple Angkor Wat, which lies amid the jungle about 1.5 km to the southeast. The large number of visitors makes Phnom Bakheng one of the most threatened monuments of Angkor. Since 2004, World…