Sunrise at East Mebon Temple, Angkor

Originally an island temple built right in the centre of the once massive reservoir of the East Baray, East Mebon is now deserted amidst the scrub and shrub that grow now on the barren bottom of the dried-up reservoir. Slightly off the radar map, it is less crowded than the massive Angkor Wat some 20 mins away to catch the sunrise. The free-standing elephant statues that guard the four cardinal corners of the second level of this temple are usually the reason that tour groups may make a visit here.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
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Uploaded: 22/06/2011
Updated: 11/06/2014


Tags: east mebon; angkor; cambodia
  • JR over 1 year ago
    This temple is not East Mebon but Pre Rup. JR
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