White Elephant Pagoda Battambang
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Wat Tahm Rai Saw, or the “White Elephant Pagoda”, is a relatively modern Buddhist temple in Battambang. The temple was built in the mid-nineteenth century during the time when the area was ruled by Siam and renovated many times, The main Eastern gate is flanked by near-life sized sculptures of white elephants. One of them carries a young prince worshiped by several women, a scene from Buddha’s early life before he became enlightened. Several other statues like this are along the eastern side of the chapel.


White Elephant Pagoda : Battambang, Cambodia


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