Temples of Angkor

Thommanon​​​​ Temple

Thommanon​​​​ Temple

Build Date: Early 12th century C.E
Religious: Hinduism
Reign of: Suryavarman II

Artistic/Style: Angkor Wat
Location: Near the East Gate of Angkor Thom
Duration of Visit: 15-30 minutes. Combine with visit to Chau Say Tevoda

Thommanon is one of a pair of Hindu temples and was built during the reign of Suryavarman II (1113–1150) at Siem Reap Angkor, Cambodia. The name of the temple is derived from the Pali words “Dhamma”, which means ‘Buddhist Teachings’ and “Nanda”, which means ‘supreme wisdom’. This small and elegant temple is east of the Gate of Victory of Angkor Thom and north of Chau Say Tevoda. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, inscribed by UNESCO in 1992 titled Angkor. The temple is dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu.

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