The Prasat Chrung was built at the beginning of the 13th century under the reign of Jayavarman VII. The four small Buddhist temples stand in the corners of the city wall of Angkor Thom. To reach them, you have to walk about 1.5 kilometers through the forest today.
The inside of the approximately 8-meter high city wall was provided with lavish, almost as tall banks of earth. On these foundations, in the four corners of the city wall, emerged the Prasat Chrung, four similar temple towers with lobbies. Today, only the north and south temples are relatively well preserved and still have existing ornaments.