Preah Khan is a 12th-century temple at Angkor, Cambodia. Preah Khan is famous for its many trees that grow through the temple ruins and the lush vegetation surrounding the temple.
What is Preah Khan?
Preah Khan is a 12th-century temple at Angkor, Cambodia. It was built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII (a king of the Khmer Empire from 1181 to 1218). He built this temple in honor of his father.
Where is it located?
Preah Khan is located northeast of Angkor Thom and northwest of the Eastern Mebon, Cambodia. Preah Khan is located about 7 or 8 km away from Angkor Wat.
Road to Preah Khan
The Preah Khan is located in tranquil surroundings among lush vegetation. The road that leads to the temple is peaceful and serene.
Entrance to Preah Khan
The main entrance to Preah Khan faces the East. A causeway extends across a moat in front of the entrance. The causeway is lined with stone figures.
Preah Khan has been largely unrestored and is still covered with jungle and lush vegetation. There are huge trees and tree roots that grow through the temple ruins.
House of Fire
House of Fire (also called Vahnigriha) is a stone building located within Preah Khan area.