Banteay Samre: A small temple with Angkor Wat style

Published on 11 November 2017 02:16 PM Post By ៖ Apsara National Authority

Banteay Samre temple is located in the east of East Baray about 200 meters and is about two kilometers from Prakdak village. Banteay Samre is in Angkor Wat style, built in the same period as Angkor Wat, in the mid 12th century in the reign of Suryavarman II (1113-1150) to dedicate to the Hinduism.

The architectural profile of this temple is almost quad-shaped, surrounded by the double-walled ramparts with a central tower. The architectural form and sculptures are different from Angkor Wat, except the central tower and the dragon sculptures along the cause ways, which are very similar to Angkor Wat.

Since 1930, French expert team has cleared up the roads and the area around the temple. Between 1936 and 1944, Banteay Samre Temple was fortified and partially consolidated. At that time, the conservation team used steel material as a core and concrete as a support base.

From 2015 up to now, APSARA Authority's stone conservation team has been repairing some parts of this temple in the center tower. This renovation work is carried out by Cambodian experts, who have been trained and experienced by international organizations such as GACP of Germany.
















រាជរដ្ឋាភិបាលកម្ពុជា បានសម្រេចបង្កើតក្រុមការងារអន្តរក្រសួងមួយ ដើម្បីរៀបចំពិធីបួងសួងចម្រើនសេចក្តីសុខជូនព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា នៅដើមខែធ្នូ គឺចាប់ពីថ្ងៃទី២ ដល់ទី៣ ឆ្នាំ២០១៧ នៅបរិវេណខាងមុខប្រាសាទអង្គរវត្ត។ ពិធីនេះ នឹងមានការចូលរួមពីថ្នាក់ដឹកនាំគ្រប់ជាន់ថ្នាក់របស់រាជរដ្ឋាភិបាល ព្រះសង្ឃ និង ប្រជាពលរដ្ឋជាច្រើនពាន់អង្គ/នាក់។
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