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Address: Cambodia
08:00 - 17:00
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Day Trip to Preah Vihear Temple and Koh Ker UNESCO Site from Siem Reap
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Hill top temple 500 m above the plain Stunning views south and north into Thailand Angkor period temple.Few visitors.$10 entry You can walk up or take a moto for $5 return or $25... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hill top temple 500 m above the plain Stunning views south and north into Thailand Angkor period temple.Few visitors.$10 entry You can walk up or take a moto for $5 return or $25 for 6 people in a jeep The road is wide concrete winding up hill. Then it gets very steep so hang on tight Driver gets a helmet... More 

Thank davidharris1985
Monterey, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Preah Vihear Temple complex as part of an overnight journey with our incredible guide Narin Chum of Narin's VIP tours. The site was absolutely amazing starting from the journey up the mountain all the way to the very top of the complex which offered great panoramic views of Cambodia and Thailand. Narin made this trip wonderful and informative.... More 

Thank Wrpace
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Preach Vihear temple is the Cambodian temple which is a lot historical and meaningful to Cambodian all time. When you visit there u need to rent SUV 4x4 truck to go up the mountain. The driver have experienced and the know the location very well to drive on the hight and dangerous road. But it worth to go adventure because... More 

Thank Rathana P
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Preah Vihear became a World Heritage site in 1968 after Cambodia won a decision by the World Court against Thailand's ownership claims. It is on a mountain top in the Dangrek Mountain range and accessible only by motorbike (US$10) or pickup truck (US$25). Admission fee is US$10. It was built over a 300 year period by 6 Khmer kings. The... More 

Thank vikki470
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel in Siem Reap and rent a car with a driver to reach Preah Vihear Temple. The temple located on the top of Dangrek Mountain. At the place where we buy tickets (US$ 10 for one people), we have to rent another four-wheeler to reach the slope where we have to start walking. The jeep cost... More 

Thank Rose C
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A lot of people might be discouraged from going to Preah Vihear, because it is around 3-4 hours drive from Siem Reap, and it is being hotly contested by both Cambodia and Thailand. But it is worth going to! Despite its ruined state, it is one of the more "complete" ancient temples in Cambodia, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I went here with my own motobike, no problem to drive up only the last 200 meters at the parking lot ar bad. The site is quiet spectacular. If you don't have a guide you will get no information. There are mostly Local tourists, when I was there maybee less than 100 . Tour guidebooks still write that there is... More 

2 Thank thayfood
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Took me and my wife 3 hours drive from Siem Reap with good condition road to visit this beautiful ancient Khmer temple, we can see the land of Cambodia and Thailand as the temple built on the mountain with the border of both countries. The temple has got many interesting historical story back many years ago and another interesting story... More 

Thank KellyChanDara
Chugiak, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Our tour company made this a 2 day trip stopping to see Being Mealear, Koh Ker and Saem District along the way. We spent the night at Preah Vihear Boutique Hotel. Second day we headed to the UNESCO site Preah Vihear Temple on the top of Dangrek Mountain. It is a breath taking area. This temple is well worth the... More 

Thank Marysusan2015
Lenox MA
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you've had enough of the crowded Angkor temples or want to see more of the Cambodian countryside, consider a daytrip north to highly photogenic Preah Vihear (pray vuh HERE), a massive ruin built a millenium ago on a mountaintop on the Thai border (the 2 countries contested ownership of PV until after a serious skirmish in 2008 the UN... More 

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