Angkor Temples in Siem Reap: A Travel Photo Essay

Angkor Wat

The main temple and most visited of all the Angkor temples, although not the largest in the size.

Outer wall

Enormous moat surrounding Angkor Wat

High temple
The doorways are spectacular!
Buddhist statue beheaded during looting
One of my favorites, outer walkway
High temple from the second level
Long walkway of HUGE stones 
One of many devatas, this one unique with her mouth open
Hindu statue, moved from the main temple when it was converted to Buddhism

Angkor Thom

The largest of all the temples, this temple site includes The Bayon, Baphoun, Elephant Terrace, Phnom Bakheng, and many more.

One of many entrance gates to Angkor Thom
Bridge bas reliefs depicting a good vs. evil tug of war
The Bayon, temple of faces
The Baphoun
One of The Bayon's many faces
Love the doorways
Elephant terrace

Entrance way to Phnom Bakheng
Damaged Buddhas
Angkor Wat from atop Phnom Bakheng

Banteay Srey and Pre Rup

1 hour outside of Siem Reap lies Banteay Srey, one of the most intricately designed, red stone temples.

Pre rup

Ta Phrom

Otherwise known as the Tomb Raider temple, Ta Phrom offers some of the most unique ruins in the park.

One of the entrances
Intricate carvings
Amazing silk tree both holding up the temple and breaking it down at the same time

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  1. I hope that you will be able to take a boat ride to the floating villages on the Mekong River.