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On a three day ticket so decided to stop and look at this one as I was passing,it is a square pyramid temple that was not completed so very little in the way of ornate carving as on most other temples.You can climb up to...More
A classical temple mountain with 5 terraces, Ta Keo shows beautiful proportions. But the lack of decorative elements leaves us with the impression of an unfinished monument. Unfortunately the restauration works by Chinese destroyed the authenticity of the building because they used visible steel joists...More
Probably my least favourite temple simply because there is very little to see - the temple was never completed and as such there is no decoration or reliefs. The pyramid is cool, from the bottom! The stairs are horrendously steep (avoid in wet weather) climbing...More
steep climb to the top of the temple. my wife gor scared and didnt make it up. on top there is NO great view as the temple is not high enough to be above the trees. thus, all you see is the trees in front...More
This is how this temple is also known. Being a Hindu temple, it is different from nearby Ta Prohm and Ta Nei. It is the less decorated of them, nobody knows the reason why it remains unfinished.
It's a five tiers pyramid temple, a step...More
This is temple is best known for being one of the tallest at Angkor... with approx. four steep stairways consisting of more than a hundred steps that go all the way to the top tower. It provides good climbing "exercise" for visitors to this temple....More
Ta Keo is the first temple built entirely in sandstone and as such serves as a milestone in Khmer history. The temple remains unfinished, yet the actual reason for its no completion is unknown. The steps leading to the upper most tier is pretty steep...More
Ta keo is certainly not the most famous temple on the small circuit, but is still very interesting due to its monumental aspect. Climbing to the upper terrace may reveal difficult for some people, especially if the burning sun of Cambodia is shining. Bring some...More