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Angkor Archeological Park

Wat Athvea

Explore the heart of the Khmer ancestral empire

     Wat Athvea is a Hindu temple, located 6 km south of Siem Reap just west of the road leading to the Tonle Sap. The temple’s design, facing west and the distinctive style of its devata (sacred female images) indicate that it was built during the reign of King Suryavarman II (circa 1115-1150 AD), who also built Angkor Wat. The presence of four ´libraries´ within the first enclosure is quite unusual.

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Info and tips for visitor

Date :

End of the 12th century

Style

Angkor Wat

Opening hours

7:30 am to 5:30 pm

Reign

Suryavarman II

Religion

Hindu

Tour

45 minutes

Click to take a tour of the photo gallery of Wat Athvea