Structures in the innermost enclosure
The innermost enclosure measures 24 x 24 sq m with a brick wall surrounding it. Built inside this enclosure are the main temple structures, including two libraries and three sanctuary towers. Attached to the middle sanctuary tower is mantapa, a covered hall with an entrance facing east and side entrances facing north and south.
The view shown in the image was captured from the northeast side of the inner enclosure. The structure on the near end of this image is the north library. On the left is northern part of the east gopura, which serves as the entrance to this enclosure. The structure with the two kneeling dwarapalakas (guardians of the door) in front is the mantapa. The tips of the three sanctuary towers are seen at the far end of the image.
Located 16 miles northeast of Siem Reap, the Banteay Srei Temple is one of the finest temples in Cambodia. It is not in the Angkor Wat Temple Complex but is on the way to the Phnom Kulen mountain range.
– North Sanctuary Tower – North facing facade
– North Sanctuary Tower – West facing facade
– North Sanctuary Tower – East Facing Facade
– South Sanctuary Tower – East Facing Facade
– South Sanctuary Tower – South Facing Facade
– Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat Bas-Reliefs, Angkor Thom, Bayon, Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei
– Phnom Kulen, Tonlé Sap, Cambodia
– Bali, Prambanan, Prambanan Bas-Reliefs, Borobudur, Indonesia
– Hampi Virupaksha Temple Murals: Ashta Dikpalas (Guardians of the Eight Directions)
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