Bayon Temple, also known as “Temple of Beaming Faces”, is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple in the Angkor complex. Standing in the exact centre of Angkor Thom.

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Bayon is most famous for its huge stone faces. Over 2000 large faces carved on the 54 towers give this temple its majestic character.

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The Bayon's most distinctive feature is the multitude of serene and massive stone faces on the many towers which jut out from the upper terrace and cluster around its central peak.

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Since the time of Jayavarman VII, the Bayon Temple has undergone numerous additions and alterations at the hands of subsequent monarchs.

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One of the gate go inside the Bayon Temple

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Bayon Temple is the complex where there are many human faces to be made by hand very special and impressive

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This temple complex is built very very specially, there are a lot of the big human faces and architectures

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Outside of Bayon Temple

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Bayon Temple is known as the exact central temple in the Angkor Thom Temple complex, this temple is very specially with a lot of the great towers and stone faces, they are made very skilful and magic. Exploring Bayon Temple you are understood more clearly about Jayavarman VII and the reason he built this temple….Inside the Bayon Temple is the different tombs which there is not similar with any place in the Angkor Temples.

If Angkor Wat Temple and Ta Prohm Temple are two temples where you should not miss to visit in the Angkor Temple Complex is Bayon Temple is the third place where you should not miss to visit as well, because this temple is one of third temples in the Angkor Temple Complex is very valuable for you to explore, and this is also the temple where a part made for the Angkor Temple Complex is very famous so far.

Opposite with the Bayon Temple is the Elephants Terrace Temple which is also very famous with a lot of the elephants stone status, these elephants stone status are very big and impressive, even there are many status are bigger than a big real elephant. From Bayon Temple you will go straight to the south gate of Angkor Thom Temple where is very famous with two lines of the human status which are holding big two snakes, these two lines of status are very specially by its own bigness and length. If you visited Angkor Temple Complex is Bayon Temple should not be missed on your trip in this area.

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