Banteay Srei is a richly decorated, late 10th century Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is built in red sandstone and has beautiful bas-reliefs and decorations. It is surrounded by three enclosures with the central structure being surrounded by a moat. Banteay Srei lies 25km to the north of the main Angkor temples.

01 Decorated gate 02 Column lined outer causeway 03 Column lined outer causeway 04 Decorated gate 05 Inner causeway
06 Moat surrounding central section of temple 07 Moat surrounding central section of temple 08 Panorama view of central section of temple 09 Decorated gate
10 Library 11 Library roof with decorative bas-reliefs 12 Pediment showing Ravana shaking Mount Kailasa 13 Towers and mandapa entrance building 14 Tower 15 Richly decorated building 16 Library
17 Library roof with decorative bas-reliefs 18 Ornamental bas-relief 19 Towers and mandapa entrance building 20 Towers and mandapa entrance building 21 Three central towers
22 Three central towers 23 Richly decorated building
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