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Bayon is the temple of mysterious face-towers, constructed in 12th and 13th century! 

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There are about 17 towers standing today, out of total 59, most of which had a face on all four sides.

It as State Temple of Jayavarnam VII and has undergone lot of modifications by later kings!

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It was the last temple to be built at Angkor and had a Mahayana Budhhist shrine.

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Like all Khmer temples, it has a maze of galleries!

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The outer gallery has got bas reliefs like all Khmer temples which depict day to day living activities of the people and historical events.

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