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Bayon Cambodia

Bayon Cambodia

Bayon: A unique Khmer architecture in this temple mountain situated at the heart of Angkor Thom, is circular. The pyramid has three levels. The first is surrounded by a gallery containing a series of bas reliefs relating to the life of Jayavarman VII: Battles of the beginning of his reign, daily life of Khmer people. The second floor also includes a gallery in bas-reliefs relate them to themes that Hindus can be surprised in a Buddhist temple.

After a journey in these galleries and narrow passages, to rise up to the third floor, the terrace offers the best performance of a monumental multiplicitée smiling faces of the four directions, looking in all directions and the scruptant visitor. At this level, participates in the open space feeling of peace and eternity that the visitor will be entering this area of the Gods.

Angkor Achaeological Site Map