Bakong

This temple has a working Buddhist Monastery on site.
Not that popular but well worth a visit.
The first temple mountain at Angkor, dedicated to the god Shiva. 9th Century.

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The tall tower on the left is Bakong and the three subsequent buildings are the Monastery.

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Bakong, long central staircase leading from the doorway to the top of the tower.

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Worn out steps leading to the top.

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Small shrine at the top.

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Lion statue.

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Bakong from the back.

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Bakong from the side.

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One of two brick towers at the rear.

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