The best preserved gate is the south gate, which is surrounded by a moat, with two rows of stone statues on both sides of the bridge, the angels on the left and the asura on the right. To protect the king's castle.
Everyone who travels to Cambodia is heading for the buildings in Angkor Thong King City. The temples in the King City are very attractive, but in fact, the gate of Angkor Thong King City is full of stories and is the best preserved city gate.
This is the boundary from Siem Reap City to the Angkor City, and this gate is the southern end of the whole Angkor City. The gate is very unique, but you can actually see the Angkor smile, because it is carved with a typical Khmer smile. And it's the beginning of the congestion in the whole city, because the gates are so small and there are too many tourists willing to get off the bus and take pictures. Plus it's one way, so cars and tutu cars will wait here for a while.
This is the Angkor City, commonly known as the Great Angkor (as opposed to the Little Angkor). The south gate is 23 meters high, the top of the huge four-sided Buddha, smiling calmly, is one of the signs of the ancient site of Angkor. The center of the city is the Bayan Temple. The south gate, 23 meters high, is a huge four-faced Buddha statue, smiling calmly, is one of the Angkor monuments. The most famous is the four-faced Buddha. Inside the city of Angkor, the Bayan Temple, there are 49 huge four-faced Buddha statues, known as the Khmer Smiling Buddha statue.
Angkor city south gate Angkor city has 5 gates, each gate entrance has 54 stone statues, about 27, is shura and asura in stirring milk sea, the absence of serious, repaired head can be seen at a glance. Once you get to the south gate, you can see the scene of Hinduism, "stir milk sea". Later, it was found that every door of Angkor City has this theme. Not only the gate of Angkor City, but also the entrance of some temples. In the relief sculptures of Angkor Wat, this theme also takes up a lot of space, playing Angkor. The legend of "stirring milk sea", however, must be known.