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Chau Say Tevoda, Siem Reap
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Chau Say Tevoda is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It is located just east of Angkor Thom, directly south of Thommanon across the Victory Way . Built in the mid-12th century, it is a Hindu temple in the Angkor Wat period. The temple is dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu, and with unique types of female sculptures of devatas enshrined. The temple, was in a dilapidated state with 4,000 of its elements lying scattered on the embankment and in the Siem Reap River.LocationThe Tevoda is located to the northeast of the ancient capital Angkor Thom's east gate. It is on a road which has the Thomannon temple on its opposite side, from the east gate, and a further away by to a bridge built with carved stones from temple ruins in the vicinity; the bridge is without any river flowing beneath it in view of the shifting of the course of the Siem Reap River.HistoryThe temple was reconstructed on the basis of several elements of the temple which were randomly lying around at the site. This restoration was done a Chinese team between 2000- 2009 under a restoration project sponsored by the People's Republic of China. Originally this temple was partly built in the 12th century under the reign of when King Suryavarman II. Further supplementation of structures were done under the reign of Jayavarman VII. Though the temples were built under Hindu kings during the 11th and 12 centuries with predominantly Hindu deities, representation of Buddha images is interpreted by Veronique Degroot and Marijke J. Klokke that these were built under the influence of Dharanindravarman, father of Jayavarman VII, who ruled from Preah Khan of Kompong.
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  • Its one of the two temples located at the East entrance Chow Sai Te Po da Temple. Thomas played North of the temple. A small temple, but most tourists to support both the Nazis never woke to the spectator by a rather good. On the way, passing through 10 am was to invest
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  • Reputed to be built in conjuction with Thommanon , just across the street. It has undergone much restoration and after viewing both temples, we could really see that Chau Say Tevoda stands in partners...  more »
  • Definitely worth a stop if you have the time. It's quite pretty and fun to explore. There's some nice architecture and when combined with Thommanon makes for a nice stop along the small route through ...  more »
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  • This temple is just a bit further of viceroy gate. Small temple, but quite nice to visit because there was not so many visitors to this synagogue. The form of the temple is well preserved, good to photograph.
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  • Nice and small temple. Not as spectacular than the other bigger ones but I'm glad we made a stop here.
  • Beautiful small temple betweem Angkor Thom and East Baray.
  • Nice small old temple