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“pink sandstone”(293 reviews)
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This 10th-century complex consists of low walls instead of the typical spires of Angkor.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many tourists stick with Angkor Wat and Bayon temples only... and miss out on this temple which is a 20-30 minute drive north from Angkor Thom. Not crowded, this idyllic setting in the midst of rice fields and forest hosts a small but intricately carved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favorite temple in the Angkor Wat region. Much smaller than the more famous wats, almost a miniature wat in scale. The best preserved and the most beautiful Wat. The reddish color of the Wat and the beautiful carving make this a must see even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

30 km out of town,we went by tuk tuk, it's ok, car might more comfortable for this distance. Beautiful site, very fine carvings, a must in Angkor.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q9412HYclaudiad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the oldest and best preserved temple complex of Angkor. Located 25 km away from the main Angkor city, these temples are having the best and most beautiful carvings among all the temples. Smaller in size but grand in assets. The intricacy of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bonteay Srei was located 40 km from town and this temple known as lady temple because the pink and red sandstone. The carvings was rate as number one in the world. This is my favorite temple.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Siem Reap's renowned 'Pink Temple' with intricately carved sandstone detailing and a beautiful lake full of pink lotus flowers 🌸🌸🌸

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MintLeafCottages
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Serene and special. Go early to avoid the crowds. Go with a guide if you can, there is so much you miss without one.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Snodgrass999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Banteay Srei is about an hour from Siem Reap but worth the journey This is a small temple but breathtakingly beautiful with carvings with fantastic detail A real gem

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NWL72
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll miss something if you do not visit this temple complex. Many years back the Swiss and French dismantled the temple pillar by pillar to avoid damage during the 20th Century conflicts. Then in late 1990s, they came back and helped put it all together....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mony248001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some people complain about the distance, and indeed it takes time to get there on a tuk tuk. However, this temple has the best carvings of all the temples and it is definetely worth it. It is not included in the main standard packages (small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 26, 2018|
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Response from Mehul_Kirit_Shah | Reviewed this property |
Yes, by car.
July 25, 2017|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the late afternoon (4 p.m.) in March on a slightly cloudy day but even then I would have been hard-pressed to call the sandstone colour "pink", more like a "pale reddish-brown". We were supposed to go back... More
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June 21, 2017|
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Response from Canca B | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the option to do more than one temple all together. Check on line... The ticket that I got was around U$D 62 y was for more than 3 temples.