"Bayon Temple " Phnom Penh Off The Beaten Path Tip by keeweechic

Phnom Penh Off The Beaten Path: 52 reviews and 80 photos

 
 

Bayon Temple is the focal point and mystic centre of the Royal City (Angkor Thom) chiefly noted for its 54 powerful four-sided Towers of Faces. Each bares the same blank image of the Jayavarman as the reincarnation of Buddha with the eyes closed and a disturbing smile.

The temple features over 1,200 metres of reliefs carved on the outer and inner walls depicting the lives of the people and the historical events.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated May 16, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

keeweechic

“Travel is the greatest eye opener you will ever get.”

Online Now

Female

Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 1 7

Have you been to Phnom Penh?

  Share Your Travels