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BAKONG

  Date: 9th century
  Reign: Indravarman I
  Style: Preah Ko
  Religion: Hindu
  Opening hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Warning, for safety reasons, access to the top of the pyramid is not allowed to children under 12 years old and to pregnant women.
  Tour: 45 minutes

Bakong was consecrated in 881 under the King Indravarman I. It is located in Roluos area, where was located Hariharayala, former capital at the end of the 8th century. It is the first major mountain temple built in the Angkor Site. Its size is considerable (900 x 700 meters). Particular attractions: the 3 enclosures, the pyramid, the ground level sanctuaries and the lintels.

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