The Eastern Mebon temple once was located on an islet in a large water basin (the Eastern Baray) which today is dry. It was built during the reign of Rajendravarman II (944-968). It is a Hindu temple with a pyramidal shape representing the mythical Mt Meru, with five shrine towers at its top.
01 Panorama view of temple ruins 02 Central sanctuary with shrine towers 03 Wall ruins in lower level 04 Staircase to central sanctuary
05 Central sanctuary with shrine towers 06 Staircase to shrine towers 07 Brick shrine tower 08 Brick shrine tower 09 Brick shrine tower
10 Blind door of shrine tower 11 Brick shrine tower
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