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Address: Banteay Srei | Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Temple of Citadels

Banteay Samre in Cambodia is somewhat "off the beaten track", located away from the more visited Angkor temples. The temple is named after the Samre, an ancient ethnic Indochinese... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Banteay Samre in Cambodia is somewhat "off the beaten track", located away from the more visited Angkor temples. The temple is named after the Samre, an ancient ethnic Indochinese tribe most likely related to the Khmers. Banteay, is a Khmer word for citadel. In its architecture and style the temple bears a very similar resemblance to both its neighbour, Banteay... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Banteay Samre should be on your short list of temples to visit in the Angkor region. Beautiful temple and grounds. Fantastic bas reliefs. Uncrowded.

Thank Vijante-gigante
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are templed out after Angkor Wat, Bayon etc. you might miss this one but it is special good too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this temple the last week we were in Cambodia and wish I had given up more time to it, you would need a good 4 hours to see this temple, more if you love archaeology.. Great Temple worth a long vist

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Again another of the many temples that are an essential place to visit in Cambodia, many steps and uneven ground level, car is needed

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A temple a bit off the distance from the other main ones, but this temple is built a little differently with towers that supposedly are libraries, in a very square walled boundaries. Worth a visit!

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Although not a must do, we did enjoy visiting Banteay Samre - we combined it with a visit to Banteay Srei and the Cambodia Landmine Museum which worked well. There is not a lot of people around so it had a nice calm atmosphere and allowed you look around at leisure without feeling like you are in someone way!

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

This Temple is relatively isolatedly located east of the East Buray which ensures that it receives fewer visitors than most other temples at Angkor.The design of the temple is very similar to that of Angkor Wat.The Temple approaches has a long raised causeway.The Naga balustrades & guardian lines on the steps reminded me of the similar approaches in Angkor Wat.... More 

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

You need to purchase a pass prior to visiting the temple and we were brought here by our tour guide. It was built in the Angkor Wat Style and is a Hindu temple - built around the 12th century and appears to have stood the test of time. It was rather quiet when we were there - not many people... More 

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

A lot of temples that you will feel that too many tourists and crowded but this temple is a different one. it has its beautiful and arts. the temple is peaceful and quiet.

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