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|Date:||Late 12th - early 13th century|
|King:||Jayavarman VII (reign 1181 – 1220 CE)|
160 km north-west of Siem Reap, Banteay Chhmar is well worth a day-trip if you have the time.
Although much of the complex is in a poor state of repair, Banteay Chhmar has some wonderful bas-reliefs to rival those of the Bayon Temple. It also has a few remaining face-towers, and some beautiful pediments in the Hall of the Kinnaris.
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