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You may not know this beautiful temple near Phnom Penh city
Ta Prohm Temple at Tonle Bati in Cambodia is a serene and historical gem located 42 kilometers south of Phnom Penh, the country's capital. The temple complex, dating back to the 12th century during the reign of King Jayavarman VII in the 12th century, is a testament to the grandeur of this empire. He was responsible for numerous architectural achievements in Cambodia, leaving a lasting legacy that included constructing the iconic Angkor Thom. Ta Prohm dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, is an architectural marvel in the Bayon style.
Visitors can easily reach Tonle Bati by various transportation from Phnom Penh, making it a popular day trip destination. Once you arrive, you'll be greeted by a picturesque moat surrounding the temple, and the site offers an enchanting blend of history and nature.
The temple boasts intricate carvings, stone structures, and the iconic intertwining of tree roots with its stones. Its peaceful ambiance and less crowded atmosphere compared to more famous temples in Cambodia provide an opportunity for visitors to explore, reflect, and appreciate the mystical allure of this lesser-known treasure.