The Khmer temple in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - This is a destination that should not to be missed for those who are interested in architectural heritage and traditional arts of the Khmer in Hanoi.

Situated on an area of 0.8 hectare, the Khmer temple of the Cultural Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups in Dong Mo, Son Tay district, Hanoi, is a copy of the K’Leang Temple in Soc Trang Province. This is a complex of the most distinctive buildings of Khmer people, which is considered a symbol of culture, religion and beliefs the Khmer in Vietnam.

khmer temple, hanoi

 khmer temple, hanoi

The first impression of the Khmer temple is its gate.

 khmer temple, hanoi

The front of the gate.

 khmer temple, hanoi

Behind the gate is the main sanctum.

 khmer temple, hanoi

The sanctum

 khmer temple, hanoi

There are four stupas at the four corners of the temple, where keep the ashes of monks.

 khmer temple, hanoi

A Buddha statue on a corner stupa.

 

 khmer temple, hanoi

Behind the main sanctum is the Sala (abbreviated name of Saladana).

 khmer temple, hanoi

Ngo boats are kept here.

 khmer temple, hanoi

 khmer temple, hanoi

The pillars inside the main hall.

 khmer temple, hanoi

The roof of the main hall with Naga snake.

 khmer temple, hanoi

The Krud statues prop the main roof.

 khmer temple, hanoi

The Nor Tree God statues.

 khmer temple, hanoi

Asura doorman statue next to the entrance to the main hall.

 khmer temple, hanoi

Garuda Bird God statue is placed in front of the Asura Statue.

 khmer temple, hanoi

Reliefs in front of the main hall.

 khmer temple, hanoi

The Goddess.

 khmer temple, hanoi

 khmer temple, hanoi


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khmer temple, hanoi
 
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