Terrace of the Leper King

Wait what? Yes, there was another King called Leper King besides the one of Jerusalem.


The statue was called the “Leper King” because discolouration and moss growing on it was reminiscent of a person with¬†leprosy. However, there is also the Cambodian legend of the Angkorian king¬†Yasovarman who had leprosy. In Cambodia he is known as Dharmaraja.

View towards Prasat Suor Prat with tuk-tuks waiting.