Banteay Kdei “the citadel of the cells”

In the ruin and confusion of Banteay Kdei, the carvings take one’s interest. They are piquant, exquisite, and not too frequent. They seem meant to make adorable a human habitation.

Location: South of Ta Prohm Temple

Access: Enter the monument from the east and leave at the west or vice versa.

Date: the mid-12th century to the early 13th century

King: Jayavarman VII

Religion: Mahayana Buddhism

Art Style: Angkor Wat and Bayon

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