Spean Khmeng (Beng Mealea)

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Spean Khmeng
Native Nameស្ពានក្មេង
BA#C1713014
CISARK#3702
SizeSmall
ConditionIntact
TypeAncient Bridge
Location
VillageBeng Mealea
CommuneBeng Mealea
DistrictSvay Leu
ProvinceSiem Reap
CountryCambodia
Coordinates13.46830, 104.30884
History
Founded12th Century
BuilderJayavarman VII
Art StyleBayon
MaterialLaterite



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Site Size & Condition: Ancient Bridge Spean Khmeng (ស្ពានក្មេង - Pronounced: Spien K'meng) one of the many historic bridges built by King Jayavarman VII that spans the Royal roads leading out from Angkor to the far stretches of the empire. This particular bridge is a very low and small sized laterite bridge measuring at 8m long with a pair of sandstone naga balustrades that would of aligned both sides of the bridge.


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