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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is my favourite temple, much less crowded than Angkor Wat. There are faces in the towers and you can climb up it.

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Reviewed today via mobile

It is undoubtedly better. We had the sunrise tour here and not so many tourists around. Its a lovely place

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went there with friends and family how can that know people very long time make it by they're hand And how amazing temple in the world heritage site That is my favorite place that I do love the most I would love recommend anyone...More

Thank khengdana
Reviewed yesterday

My best temple during our visit and not overcrowded with tourists. Go early to avoid Chinese tourist coming with buses.

Thank Shelly M
Reviewed yesterday

I was moved to the point of tears. It was so wonderful, peaceful and had a very special feeling that cannot be described.

Thank patkohler
Reviewed yesterday

Another must-see in Siem Reap. Loved all the passageways. Just being around the 400+ faces smiling at you made me happy too.

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Reviewed yesterday

We arrived Bayon after the sunrise in Angkor Wat and we were overwhelmed by the size and the carvings of the temple. It is not as easy to explore as the Angkor Wat but it offered more opportunities to explore without crazy crowds as the...More

Thank diszyd
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing place to visit. Wherever you look there are images of Buddha. Astonishing when one reflects on the age and the effort required to build the temple. Loved it.

Thank lancshousehusband
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely spot for a couple of hours. We didn’t spend ages here but it was very pretty pleasant experience in Siem Reap.

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can’t see Angkor Wat and not visit the other temples in Angkor Thom. Bayon is utterly beautiful. How did they build that I can hardly fathom. See as many temples as you can. They are all beautiful. Take water as it gets hot.

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January 26, 2018|
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Response from JScottie | Reviewed this property |
It is not far from Siem Reap. When you buy a ticket for Angkor Wat, $37 US, it includes admission to the Bayon. We booked our trip at tourist information.
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
This sad story is all over the web. An elephant used for tourist rides has died of exhaustion at Angkor. As this is clearly not an issue of travel and tourism, but one of animal welfare and animal rights, I don't understand... More
December 6, 2015|
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Response from siriVVut | Reviewed this property |
You can buy it at the official ticket center, which located on the way from downtown to Angkor, on Charles de Gaulle st. You have to take a Tuk Tuk there. It will be on your right side. If you want to start using it from... More