Baksei Chamkrong, Siem Reap

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Baksei Chamkrong (Khmer: ប្រាសាទបក្សីចាំក្រុង) is a small Hindu temple located in the Angkor complex (Siem Reap, Cambodia). It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and used to hold a golden image of him. The temple can be seen on the left side when entering Angkor Thom at the southern gate. It was dedicated to Yasovarman by his son, King Harshavarman I. The temple was completed by Rajendravarman II (944-968).
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  • Close to the Angkor Thom South Gate the temple has the tiered architecture similar to Pre Rup. It was the first temple mountain built in Angkor. There aren't any significant carvings and if you are.....  more »
  • After visiting Angkor main temple for few hours which almost took more than 2 to 3 km distance walk which no one can avoid (because of the far away parking area due to the canal front of the Angkor...  more »
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  • This is the only place of the whole Angkor At complex where we could spent half an hour with no people around us. We climbed up the steps, that is real fun and even seemed a bit dangerous to look around or go down. A beautiful lying Buddha welcomed us on the top
  • Historic temple. Good place to go
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