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Banteay Samre

UNESCO World Heritage site near Siem Reap

Banteay Samre built in the distinctive Angkor Wat-style of construction and art, this is a large, relatively low-rise temple. It was built around the same time as Angkor Wat, and the influence can seen in the towers and railings which strongly resemble the towers of Angkor Wat, and it also resembles the ancient Khmer temple of Phimai in Thailand. and most of the bas-relief carvings are in very good condition. The temple has been extensively restored by archaeologists by completely taking it apart, and then reconstructing it.

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To get to Banteay Samre, you need to take a road through villages and paddies to the eastern end of the East Baray. A visit to Banteay Samre is often combined with a visit to Banteay Srey.

Banteay Samre

Location: near the southeast corner of the East Baray
Construction period: Mid 12th century C.E.
Religion: Hindu
Built by: King Suryavarman II
Building Style: Angkor Wat

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