Wolfgang's photos with the Ta Keo

Causeway to the western entry tower

Causeway to the western entry tower
This temple area consists of several various temples. The further into the area you came, the less had been done, and we could almost feel how the persons who discovered the area have seen it.
Added on March  6, 2012

Prasat Ta Keo other view

Prasat Ta Keo other view
The main axis of the temple is East-West and a causeway 500 meters long connects its eastern entrance to a landing stage on the Eastern Baray, with which Ta Keo was in tightly relationship. The outer banks of the surrounding moats, now vanished, measure 2…
Added on March  6, 2012

Around the Ta Keo mountain temple

Around the Ta Keo mountain temple
Ta Keo had to be the state temple of Jayavarman V, son of Rajendravarman, who had built Pre Rup which I also will post later. Like Pre Rup, it has five sanctuary towers arranged in a quincunx, built on the uppermost level of five-tier pyramid consisting o…
Added on March  6, 2012

Entry tower to Prasat Ta Keo

Entry tower to Prasat Ta Keo
Jayavarman V, who had let built this temple, was ten year old when succeeded to his father, Rajendravarman, in 968 A.D. His early years of reign were rather turbulent and the court officials dominated the royal politics. When he was aged seventeen (in 975…
Added on March  6, 2012

Prasat Ta Keo west side

Prasat Ta Keo west side
The impressive State Temple of Jayavarman V is located at the west end of the East Baray. Work on the temple continued through the reign of Jayaviravarman (1002-1010), but stopped in 1010 when Suryavarman I came to the throne. As a result, the temple is u…
Added on March  6, 2012

Prasat Ta Keo

Prasat Ta Keo
Ta Keo is a temple-mountain, in Angkor, possibly the first to be built entirely of sandstone by Khmers. An incomplete, largely undecorated temple built by Jayavarman V.
Added on March  6, 2012