Sat Dec 03 - Siem Reap

Prasat Chrong (Corner Temples) - top of Angkor Thom city wall


Constructed when: late 12th to early 13th century
Constructed by: King Jayavarman VII
Religion: Buddhism
Architectural style: Bayon
Location: Angkor Thom, four points of the compass, surrounded by a moat.

The wall is approximately 3 Kilometers at each side, 8 meters high and has five gates. One gate at each point of the compass and a second gate (the Victory Gate) on the East side. The four corners of the wall contain a Prasat Chrong (a corner temple).