Saturday, July 05, 2014

Prea Khan: Magical Mix Of Beng Mealea and Ta Prohm





Prea Khan: Magical Mix Of Beng Mealea and Ta Prohm

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Preah Khan, meaning 'sacred sword,’ is a huge, highly explorable monastic complex, full of carvings, passages and photo opportunities.” – source here

The architecture is similar to Ta Prohm with an exceptional mix of Beng Melea’s charm.

The photos below could not justify the beauty of this place. Among all the temples in Siem Reap, Cambodia, this is our top pick because it is Magical, Mysterious, Charming, Adventurous and most of all, NOT CROWDED!

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Lovely walk going to one of the entrances of Prea Khan

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“The causeway is lined with stone giants holding nagas--gods on one side and asuras on the other, most of whom have lost their heads. The naga is a multi-headed serpent associated with water, fertility and creation. Five and seven heads are common. Note the incision representing reptilian skin” – source here

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Intricate arts adorn all walls

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every corner, every angle is just picture perfect!

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Don’t forget to look up. The view is just as beautiful.

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“Hall of Aspara Dancers”

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Prea Khan: Magical Mix Of Beng Mealea and Ta Prohm





CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO KNOW MORE ABOUT BENG MEALEA AND TA PROHM:

Beng Mealea - Must See Place in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Banteay Kdei and Ta Prohm: Buddhist Monasteries of Angkor





Prea Khan: Magical Mix Of Beng Mealea and Ta Prohm

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