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Preah Pithu Temple

Preah Pithu is a group of temple located northeast of the Terrace of the Leper King. Studies of their style indicate that all except one are Brahman temple built during the 12th century by King Suryavrman II. The lone Buddhist temple, built sometime between the 13th and 16th centuries, has many Buddha bas-reliefs and other signs related to Buddhism.

Mont of the structures is in poor condition, but their bases remain and, from the evidence, the temple were of excellent quality in design, workmanship and decoration. Preah Pithu temple consists of two cruciform terraces and five ramparts, moats and ponds. All the shrines are square with false door, stand on a raised platform and are oriented to the east.