Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Ta Som


Ta Som

Constructed : Late 12th century
Religion: Mahayana Buddhism
Style : Bayon
King : Jayavarman VII ★ 1181 - 1218 ★
Location : On the large circuit, in the north of the baray Eastern.


Comment : This small temple is presented in the form of a one Ta Prohm in miniature. Some sculptures are in good condition, but especially, the tree which pushed on East Gopura is to be seen absolutely. The roots block the passage partially, surround the door some cross the walls, others support them! One moment of calms and traditional for the photographes!

Temple Detail : Buddhist temple dedicated to the memory of the Kings's ancestors, the Ta Som temple is especially known by its towers with faces. As Ta Prohm, it is partially invaded by the jungle. Road side (west side) the small tower gate which has the human surface (it is on the peripheral wall) to be, here entering, when it keeps advancing, exceeding at one time the ring moat mark, it reaches to the west tower gate of the inside perimeter wall.

Furthermore that is a corridor first, on the center is a central hall. Walking around the corridor generally, seeing, it means to walk. It is the ruins which atmosphere is good and does cosily. Furthermore when you walk through the forest to east, there is an east tower gate of the peripheral wall. The wood the slag has been attached on top of the east tower gate. Around is the forest, promenade near feeling is good. The sunbeam very is clean in the day when weather is good.

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