The Zhousa Temple was built during the reign of Suyevarman II in the early 12th century. The Tomanon Temple, which is 170 meters away from the north, was built during the same period, and its architectural layout and structure are exactly the same. But why these two groups of buildings were built is still unclear. It was only in the late 19th century that when the French military officer in Cambodia discovered this group of buildings, he learned from the local population that the temple was dedicated to ChauSay, so the French named it ChauSayTevoda. ).
The Zhousa Temple was built during the reign of Soyavaman II in the early 12th century. The Tomanon Temple, which is 170 meters away from the north, was built during the same period, and the layout and structure of the two are exactly the same. But why these two groups of buildings were built is still unclear. Only in the late 19th century, when the French military officer in Cambodia discovered this group of buildings, he learned from the local population that the temple was dedicated to ChauSay, so the French named it ChauSay. SayTevoda). To
While Chau Sau Tevoda was one of the smallest temples we visited around Siem Reap, we found it to be one of the most beautiful. Only consisting of a few rooms, interconnected with short corridors, this was a much more intimate temple experience, as there were hardly any other tourists. The grounds were gorgeous, and the layout of the temple complex exuded a sense of harmony. Weird, but true. With so many tourists in the area it's rare to find such a place, but this is it, and we hope you have the same experience!
Zhousa Temple is a very cordial temple because it was built with the aid of our motherland. Beginning in 1998, after ten years of unremitting efforts, most of the collapsed temples were restored, repaired and reinforced, basically restoring the shape of the original buildings. The bright five-star red flag and Chinese characters can be seen on the sign at the entrance of the temple. There is also a wooden corridor behind the sign, and there are wall charts with text explanations, which record the introduction of the Chinese government’s aid construction, the restoration imagination of the Zhousa Temple, the comparison pictures before and after the restoration of the southern and northern Tibetan Scriptures and the central hall. There are precious pictures of our country’s leaders visiting the historical sites... The wasted time can cause everything to die, but the original intention of the world to protect cultural heritage has formed an unshakable vitality. The promotion and integration in the hot land of Angkor makes this piece of land endangered The ruins have returned to the public’s vision, tracing back to the most brilliant golden age of Khmer history.
Chau Say Tevoda Temple [Chau Say Tevoda Temple], there is information that it is dedicated to the God of Chau Say Tevoda, and there are also information that it may be built to commemorate Suryavarman I, or it may be a legacy of Suryavarman I. Related to certain traditional rituals. This is just a small temple, and I will finish seeing it soon, but it is of special significance to Chinese tourists. It is the first phase of the restoration project that the Chinese government assisted in Cambodia. When we came here for the first time in May 2008, Zhousa Shensa was mostly covered with scaffolding for maintenance. It happened to be Sunday and we did not see the Chinese team. This is the second visit, ten years later. The place has changed a lot and has been restored. There is also a pavilion on the left hand side, which exhibits the first and second phases of the restoration project that the Chinese team helped Cambodia to restore. image. The inside of the pavilion is quite cool and comfortable. It is good to look at the information pictures of the project restoration and take a break when you are tired from walking or feel the weather is too hot.