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Terrace of the Leper King, Siem Reap

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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Covered with intricate carvings, Terrace of the Leper King represents Yama, the Hindu god of death and last judgment. Notice the god's wide smile and nudity, both unusual for Cambodian art. Built by a 12th-century ruler of the Khmer Empire, the terrace may have served as a royal cremation site, which explains the presence of Yama. Put Terrace of the Leper King on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Siem Reap itinerary maker.
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  • After seeing the elephant terrace, the terrace of the leper King is long terrace. Seems to function as a court. Continues to be gods, asuras, Goddess sculptures
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  • From Bayon Temple drove about 5 minutes, arrived at Terrace of Leper King. 15th century hindu art engraved on the wall of Angkor Thom, its discolouration caused by moss growing on it; symbolises a per...  read more »
  • This space with its work on stone is one of the locations of the vast complex of temples that should not miss. Fabulous with a great historical value of Khmer culture
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