Banteay Samre


Constructed when: mid 12th century
Constructed by: King Suryavarman II and Yasovarman II
Religion: Hindu (Vishnu)
Architectural style: Angkor Wat
Location: adjacent to eastern side of the East Baray




Banteay Samré is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia located east of the East Baray. Built under Suryavarman II and Yasovarman II in the early 12th century, it is a Hindu temple in the Angkor Wat style. Named after the Samré, an ancient people of Indochina, the temple uses the same materials as the Banteay Srei.



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