Prasat Preah Khan Khloung Thvear Khang Cheung

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Prasat Preah Khan Khloung Thvear Khang Cheung
Native Nameប្រាសាទព្រះខ័នក្លោងទ្វារខាងជើង
Alternative namePrasat Preah Khan North Gate, Prasat Preah Khan North Entrance
BA#C1710383
CISARK#417
IK#522
SizeMedium
ConditionIntact
TypeGate
Location
Part ofPrasat Preah Khan, Yasodharapura III, Angkor
CommuneNokor Thom
DistrictSiem Reap Municipality
ProvinceSiem Reap
CountryCambodia
Coordinates13.46479, 103.87151
History
FoundedLate 12th Century
BuilderJayavarman VII
Art StyleBayon
MaterialLaterite, Sandstone
ReligionBuddhism
DeityBuddha, Lokeshvara
Year/s Restored1939-59
UNESCO Inscription1992



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Site Size & Condition: Other Structures Prasat Preah Khan Khloung Thvear Khang Cheung (ប្រាសាទព្រះខ័នក្លោងទ្វារខាងជើង - Pronounced: Pra-saht Prayer Khan! K'lowng T'vier Karhng Jerng)

The north entrance gopura, which has three entrance towers leading onto a causeway flanked with gods and demons pulling a nine headed naga on both sides.

Along the outer enclosure wall of Prasat Preah Khan (Siem Reap) one can find evenly spaced larger than life sandstone Garuda's.


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