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Address: Off the highway to Takeo, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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A beautiful temple next to a lovely lake

I visited during the week and the place was almost deserted. Had a relaxed lunch in one of the wooden houses on the lakeside and then pottered about the temple. beautifully... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
dharmapitt
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an hour's tuk-tuk ride ro the southwest of Phnom Penh is the beautiful and peaceful site of a 12th century Angkorian temple, Ta Prohm. The temple is remarkably intact and beautifully maintained. Old ladies emerge and begin to sweep the grounds when you appear...be prepared to have a bankroll of one dollar notes to dish out! On the two... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'd like to tell everyone to come here. The old Temple is beautiful to see. The grounds peaceful. And it is worthwhile seeing. BUT !!! The local kids are nothing but annoying. The swamp you when arrive trying to sell you flowers and incense, and when you say no they get angry and give you a nasty response. Then they... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I visited during the week and the place was almost deserted. Had a relaxed lunch in one of the wooden houses on the lakeside and then pottered about the temple. beautifully maintained in lovely gardens, this is probably the finest temple outside of the Angkor Wat complex. It was great not to have to dodge all the selfie takers in... More 

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Perth, Australia
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A lovely temple well worth a look when visiting the Angkor site. Not my favorite but still super interesting and a great historic structure.

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Thank Clairer23
Eersel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival we were overrun by this horde of children offering us some "free" flowers and candle sticks which appeared to be 1 dollar each after all. They don't take anything back so just don't take any of their rubbish in your hands. After a while I gave up, got really angry with the most annoying one of them, gave... More 

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Nice view along the lake , floating rest also nice but overcharge plus tricky on the bill even we have local people beside , we still be cheated.

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Thank Wittaya C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

When we arrived by a private hired car you are flooded immediately with beggars and won't leave you alone they peek inside the car, try to open the doors etc. When we went inside the ruins more beggars. The buildings are okay but even for a $1 entry it is not worth it. Another couple that were there weren't harassed... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We decided to go to Tonle Bati and Phnom Chiso after exhausting what PP had to offer. After about one hour in our taxi, our driver dropped us right in front of the temple at Tonle Bati. We were not yet even outside of the car that we had already several flower girls and other young children trying to sell... More 

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Shinjuku, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

In years past I would recommend Tonle Bati to those who would not be able to visit Angkor Wat region. It provides an opportunity to visit an ancient site on an afternoon excursion from Phnom Penh. More difficult to recommend these days as the vendors have reached a level of aggressiveness sufficient to ruin the ruin experience. Gird up your... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

All the ancient temple ruins are a must if you are in Cambodia but Angkor Wat beats everything anywhere in the world. Must go there for sunrise when the views are magnificent.

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