Kleangs, Cambodia - Carvings, Sandstone Buildings, Scenic Beauty


These rectangular, sandstone buildings are called ‘Kleangs’ which means ‘storeroom’ but it is not likely that they were essentially used for that purpose. It is not known accurately what their function was, but engraved inscriptions specify that they may have been used for ceremonial purposes, or as accommodation for visiting dignitaries. One Kleang is east of the Terrace of the Elephants, and the other situated to the east of the Terrace of the Leper King. The North Kleang was constructed of wood by King Rajendravarman II, and was later reconstructed by stone by King Jayavarman V. The North Kleang also has well conserved carvings.

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