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Sdok Kok Thom

Khok Sung, Khok Sung District, Sa Kaeo 27120, Thailand

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About Sdok Kok Thom

Sdok Kok Thom, or Sdok Kak Thom, is an 11th-century Khmer temple in present-day Thailand, located about 34 kilometres northeast of the Thai border town of Aranyaprathet. The temple was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Constructed by a prominent priestly family, Sdok Kok Thom is best known as the original site of one of the most illuminating inscriptions left behind by the Khmer Empire, which ruled much of Southeast Asia from the end of the 9th century to the 15th century.


Attractions near Sdok Kok Thom

Banteay Chhmar Temple46.57km from Sdok Kok Thom

Banteay Chhmar Temple is one of Cambodia’s most important and least understood temples from the Angkorian period. The temple complex, its moat,  reservoir and surrounding unspoilt environment comprises a unique archaeological site and a vital link in Cambodia’s cultural heritage. It is the 4th largest temple dating from the Angkorian period.

Prasat Nong Hong51.07km from Sdok Kok Thom

The Prasat Nong Hong is a Khmer sanctuary in Thailand, in the province of Buriram . It is a set of three brick towers, facing east, and resting on a single laterite platform . The three towers have a square plan, of the stepped type, the central tower being the largest. The whole is surrounded by a laterite wall pierced by two entrances, one to the east, the other to the west. According to the type of decoration and architecture, this sanctuary is style Baphuon and dates from the xi th  century

Pang Sida National Park59.54km from Sdok Kok Thom

Covering 844km² at Sa Kaeo Province, Pang Sida was declared as a national park in 1982. The national park lies within Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex, a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO, covering 5 protected areas from Khao Yai to Cambodian border. The other protected areas are; Khao Yai National Park, Thap Lan National Park, Ta Phraya National Park and Dong Yai Wildlife Sanctuary.

Prasat Muang Tam77.23km from Sdok Kok Thom

Prasat Muang Tam is a Hindu Temple in Prakhon Chai District, Buriram Province, Thailand. It is primarily in the Khleang and Baphuon styles, which dates its primary phases of construction to the late-10th and early-11th centuries. The primary deity was Shiva, although Vishnu was also worshipped there.

Phanom Rung Historical Park79.6km from Sdok Kok Thom

Phanom Rung is probably the most impressive and significant of the Khmer temples that can be found in Thailand. It was constructed in Angkor style during the 10th until the 13th century as a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. The temple was built on top of a hill which symbolizes Mount Kailash, a holy mountain in Hinduism on top of which Shiva lives. Phanom Rung lies on the ancient route from Angkor to Phimai in Nakhon Ratchasima province.

Prasat Ta Muen Thom80.13km from Sdok Kok Thom

Prasat Ta Muen Thom or Prasat Ta Moan Thom is a Khmer temple located in Oddar Meanchey province, Cambodia.  It lies not far from two related temples in a densely forested area where access is difficult on one of the passes through the Dangrek Mountains. These three temples, all within a few hundred meters of each other, formed a complex which was an important stop on a major route of the Khmer Empire

Where is Sdok Kok Thom

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Sa Kaeo is situated in Eastern Thailand and borders with Cambodia to the east. Sa Kaeo also possesses abundant natural resources such as Pang Sida national park and Ta Phraya National Park.