Preah Neak Pean, Preah Khan, Ta Som and East Mebon Temples, Cambodia.
Visiting Preah Khan Temple at Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia. Meaning The Temple of the Sacred Sword, Preah Khan was founded by Jayavarman VII as a monastery and religious college. It was
also the temporary capitol whilst Angkor Thom was being restored. At over 141 acres Preah Khan is a large complex which is surrounded by a 3km long laterite
wall. One of the monastery's main highlights is the Hall of Dancers where there are exquisite bas-reliefs lining the wall and don't miss the Temple of the 4
Faces - named after the carvings on the central tower. Similar to Ta Prohm, Preach Khan has many giant trees whose roots have crept all over and sometimes through the walls.
Visiting Ta Som Khmer Temple which is at Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia.
Ta Som Temple was consturcted towards the end of the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII (who dedicated it to his father
Dharanindravarman II). Ta Som is a small Khmer Temple with just one shrine built on it's one level - the temple area is surrounded by laterite walls which in turn are surrounded by a moat. One of the two
entrance gates (or gopura) has been overgrown by a giant fig tree and there are giant faces carved into these gates.
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