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Single-Shrined Ta Som

Ta Som was a small temple, built at the end of the 12th century, just east of Neak Pean. It consisted of a single shrine located on one level and surrounded by enclosure laterite walls. Here's what we saw.

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This girl seemed to be collecting fire wood.

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We had walked to the other side of Ta Som and found the usual stalls selling fruit and souvenirs.

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The striking entrance to Ta Som at this side merged stone and vegetation in true Angkor ruin-style.

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This organic-looking construction in the doorway was actually a termite mound.

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More fruit and souvenirs back where we entered Ta Som.

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More information on Ta Som on Wikipedia.


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