Temples of Angkor

West Mebon Temple

West Mebon Temple

Build Date: Late 11th century AD
Religious: Hinduism
Reign of: Udayadityavarman VII

Artistic/Style: Baphuon
Location: 12 kms west of Siem Reap Town
Duration of Visit: 1 hour plus transport

West Mebon/Mébŏn Khang Lĭch, is a temple at Angkor in Siem Reap, stand in the center of the West Baray, the largest reservoir of the Angkor area. The temple’s date of construction is unknown, but evidence suggests the 11th Century during the reign of King Suryavarman I and Udayadityavarman II.

it is reachable by land in the dry season today, but in the rainy season we need reach the temple by boat, the waters of the 7,800-meter-long baray rise and the temple, located on a site higher than the baray’s floor, becomes an island.

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