Terrace of the Leper King, Siem Reap

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Covered with intricate carvings, Terrace of the Leper King represents Yama, the Hindu god of death and last judgment. Notice the god's wide smile and nudity, both unusual for Cambodian art. Built by a 12th-century ruler of the Khmer Empire, the terrace may have served as a royal cremation site, which explains the presence of Yama. Terrace of the Leper King is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • This part of Angkor Way complex is close to The Terrace of the Elephants and Preah Pithu Temple. Easy to climb all over this one and plenty of good photo opportunities.  more »
  • Some nice carvings here but fairly repetitive and really not as interesting as those found elsewhere (such as in Angkor and Bayon temples). Worth a quick visit as it is close to the Terrace of the.....  more »
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  • So much to see. So much to praise. So much to adore. It's like you turn into 18 years old once again n fall in love for the very first time at the very first sight.
  • Lovely. First time I am visiting a temple dedicated to Yama Dharmaraja.
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