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Captivating Banteay Srei: A Visual Journey

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Also known as the “jewel of Khmer Art”, the Banteay Srei temple is known for its intricate carvings made of pink sandstones. The name “Banteay Srei” translates to “citadel of women” or “citadel of beauty”. Founded in 967, carvings have remained remarkably well-preserved. This blog showcases some of the beauty of the Banteay Srei temple, located in the Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia.

Temple tower of Banteay Srei, Angkor Wat temple complex, Cambodia
Banteay Srei temple from outside
The view of Banteay Srei temple from outside
Carvings on the columns
Carvings on the columns
Decorative patterns observed on the walls
Decorative patterns observed on the walls
Intricate carvings on the lintels
Intricate carvings on the lintels
Corner carvings
Main temple complex at Banteay Srei
Gaja Lakshmi with three elephants on the lintels
Goddess Gaja Lakshmi with elephants on the lintels
Side view of the Banteay Srei temple
Side view of the Banteay Srei temple
The magnificently decorated temple tower
The magnificently decorated temple tower

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