Constructed: Early 12th century C.E.
King/Patron: Suryavarman II
Style: Angkor Wat
Chau Say Tevoda is a small temple of similar design and floor plan to that of Thommanon located across the street (except for additional gopuras and library), but for years appeared as Thommanon´s neglected sister, languishing in significantly worse condition than Thommanon, which had been restored back in the 1960s. Chau Say Tevoda is now undergoing an extensive restoration project, for the moment allowing the visitor a close up look at the restoration process. Significant progress has been made and the temple is quickly taking shape once again. Chau Say Tevoda seems to stand in partnership with Thommanon, but in fact condition, especially those on the eastern gopura. Though most carving are Hindu-themed, there are also some Buddhaist themed reliefs. The eastern walkway as 947AD, but East Mebon was not consecrated until 952AD.
Angkor Wat, which literally means ‘City Temple’, is a Hindu temple complex built to replicate the heavens on earth. Constructed for King Suryavarman...Read More