Sunday, July 19, 2009

Srah Srang

Srah Srang

Constructed : Mid 10th and Late 12th century
Religion: Mahayana Buddhism
Style : Bayon
King : Rajendravarman II & Jayavarman VII
Location : At the place where meet the small one and the large circuit, opposite Banteay Kdei.

Comment : With the origin, it is a baray of modest size which was transformed and arranged under Jayavarman VII to make of it a gigantic personal swimming pool of the Queen! The landing stage, kindly decorated is located just opposite Banteay Kdei, a swimming pool of 700 by 200 meters in the medium of which a vague small island on which remains what was supposed to be a small temple. Srah Srang is also one of the most beautiful places to admire the sunrise, a variation of large crowd of Angkor Wat.

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