The East Mebon is a 10th Century temple at Angkor, Cambodia. Built during the reign of King Rajendravarman, it stands on what was an artificial island at the center of the now dry East Baray reservoir.: 73–75 : 116 The East Mebon was dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and honors the parents of the king. Its location reflects Khmer architects’ concern with orientation and cardinal directions. The temple was built on a north–south axis with Rajendravarman's state temple, Pre Rup, located about 1,200 meters to the south just outside the baray. The East Mebon also lies on an east–west axis with the palace temple Phimeanakas, another creation of Rajendravarman's reign, located about 6,800 meters due west.
Built in the general style of Pre Rup, the East Mebon was dedicated in 953 AD. It has two enclosing walls and three tiers.
Daily: 5 am - 6 pm
Children (under 12): free
The fee must be paid in cash, in US dollars, Cambodian Riel, Thai Baht or Euro. Don't buy your pass anywhere else than in the official ticket booths.
Address (Unnamed Road), Cambodia
Coordinates 13°26'47.792" N 103°55'12.657" E