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Preah Ko

Date of Construction:
Late 9th century C.E.
Religious Affiliation:
Hinduism
Patron or King:
Indravarman II
Artistic/Archeo. Style:
Preah Ko
Location:
AAP - Roluos Group
Location of Entrance:
East gate
Duration of Visit:
30 minutes
Time to Visit:
Anytime, but the morning might is the best for photography..
Photography Notes:
Morning
Position:
13d20'38N  103d58'22E

Six towers displaying set on a platform, all beautifully preserved carvings. Originally surrounded by walls and gopuras of which only vestiges remain. Preah Ko was one of the first major temples of the empire at the early Khmer capital of Hariharalaya. Preah Ko (Sacred Bull) derives its name from the statues of bulls at the front of the central towers.

 

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