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There are no inscriptions which can confirm a date of construction, however it was built as a Hindu temple and does seem to be strategically positioned given its location near Preah Khan and the Great Lake. The temple's obscurity, 77km from Siem Reap, along with the piles of rubble which haven't survived the test of time, and its obvious losing battle to be entirely devoured by the jungle vegetation, make the setting very pleasing to the eye, somehow romantic.
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