Ta Prohm and Banteay Srei

The last of the temples ……

Ta Prohm Monastery which has been taken over by the roots of spung trees (of cottonwood family). When restoration efforts on the Angkor area temples began in the 19th C, Ta Prohm was left untouched, and now with the encroachment of the forest and these huge trees, restoration efforts are made even more difficult.

Probably my favorite of all temples in the Angkor complex is Banteay Srei. Erected in the 10th century, this small pink sandstone temple is known as the Citadel of Women.


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