Angkor: Chau Sey tevoda of
The period of construction dates from the late XI – early XII century and belongs Suryavarman II (Suryavarman II). Purification of the temple began in 20-ies of the XIX century, and in 2009 it was significantly reconstructed.
Orientation in the temple, tips for inspection
The road to the temple of Chau Sey tevoda is from the Angkor Thom (Angkor Thom) through the Victory Gate (the Victory Gate), from which you will have to walk or drive about 500 m to the East on a dirt road and then turn right. If we move from thommanon, you need to go to the South, crossing the road about 100 meters. Cm. Chau Sey tevoda of the map of Angkor
After the restoration of the temple, completed in 2009, and today he is in good condition and worth visiting, however, if you already have the Thommanon, the Chau Sey tevoda, the may be omitted. Perhaps that is why the visitors here are usually a few, but this does not affect commercialism, local activities, which are active in the fight for extracting money from tourists.
On inspection Chau This tevoda you can pay no more than 30 minutes. Time of visit – morning or evening.
The construction of the temple architecture
The design of the temple resembles the neighbouring Thommanon: the same sibling structure of the temple, the same buildings (library, sanctuary, gopura), only the buildings more than seven. Initially the temple was surrounded by a wall 40 to 50 meters, something where you can see her restored. Well preserved stone path leading from the entrance to the Central gopura, acting as a bridge across the artificial pool that surrounds the temple.
The Central sanctuary has a rectangular shape and is elongated from South to North, and its main entrance facing East.
From framing walls, plinths and pediments of the temple can be identified dunatov, floral ornament, figures of praying monks, scenes from the Ramayana.