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BAT CHUM

  Date: 10th century
  Reign: Rajendravarman
  Style: Pre Rup
  Religion: Buddhist
  Opening hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
  Tour: 20 minutes

Bat Chum was built around 960 by the same architect who built Sras Srang and the temple of East Mebon. He is the only Khmer architect whose name is known to us. It is a small Buddhist temple made of bricks, nestled among the rice paddies. Poems praising the temple´s builder are engraved on each of the door uprights.

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