Prasat Preah Khan Khloung Thvear Khang Lech

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Prasat Preah Khan Khloung Thvear Khang Lech
Native Nameប្រាសាទព្រះខ័នក្លោងទ្វារខាងលិច
Alternative namePrasat Preah Khan West Gate, Prasat Preah Khan West Entrance
BA#C1710382
CISARK#417
IK#522
SizeMedium
ConditionIntact
TypeGate
Location
Part ofPrasat Preah Khan, Yasodharapura III, Angkor
CommuneNokor Thom
DistrictSiem Reap Municipality
ProvinceSiem Reap
CountryCambodia
Coordinates13.46174, 103.86854
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 Lech (ប្រាសាទព្រះខ័នក្លោងទ្វារខាងលិច - Pronounced: Pra-saht Prayer Khan! K'lowng T'vier Karhng Lech!)

The west 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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