Sites & cities that bear the name of Preah Khan Kompong Svay

Preah Khan Kompong Svay

Today in : Cambodia
First trace of activity : ca. 11th century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 13th century C.E
Recorded names : ព្រះខ័ននៅកំពង់ស្វាយ, Prasat Bakan, Bakan Svay Rolay, Preah Bakan

Description : The archeological complex of Preah Khan (of) Kampong Svay (Khmer: ព្រះខ័ននៅកំពង់ស្វាយ) or Prasat Bakan (according to local pronunciation) or Bakan Svay Rolay is located 100 km east of Angkor, in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia. It stands as the largest single religious complex ever built during Angkorian Era, as its exterior enclosure is about 5 km square, even if the isolated location makes it one of less visited Angkorian sites.

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