About Banteay Kdei"A Citadel of Chambers" is the meaning of the word, Banteay Kdei, a Buddhist Temple in Angkor. It was built during the reign of Jayavarman VII in the 13th century AD. Bayon architectural style extends the temple the pride glory of ancient times. It has resemblances to the intriguing structures of Ta Prohm and Preah Khan but less complex and smaller. The temple is encircled by two walls and monks were always there until 1960s. Sprawled across the Angkor archeological area of 400 sq.km. The compound walls enclosing the temple are made of laterite stones. The complex showcases a variety of architectural nuances and sculptors which were dating back to the old Buddhist traditions.
Location: Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia