This was shot on another angle to show the space of the audience hall.
The terrace is named for the carvings of elephants on its eastern face.
The 350m-long Terrace of Elephants was used as a giant reviewing stand for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king's grand audience hall. It has five outworks extending towards the Central Square-three in the centre and one at each end. The middle section of the retaining wall is decorated with life size garuda and lions; towards either end are the two parts of the famous parade of elephants complete with their Khmer mahouts.
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- Copyright: Eugene Fu (eugenefu) (516)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-04-12
- Categories: Ruins
- Camera: Canon IXUS 60D
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Ancient world of Angkor [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-07-27 20:19