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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Located within the greater Angkor Thom precinct we found this Wat more interesting than Angkor Wat and much easier to get around. Then visit the terrace of elephants and the Leper king. Take your time and take some breathers so that you do not get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank peteraQ7377XZ
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can not to say how much we enjoyed about this temple , wonderful place that you must see if you travel in siemreap . you wont regret it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank samantha m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this temple - late afternoon is good as it isn’t so busy and if you have a good tour guide you can spend time looking all round and hearing the stories behind the carvings and about the history of who and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lmw7501
Reviewed yesterday

There are so many temples to see in Siem Reap. I feel that one is enough and if you choose to see one, Angkor Wat is the one to see. We briefly went to four (in second place was Ta Prohm.) You have to be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ALM913
Reviewed yesterday

We took a private tour and loved ever moment, worth every penny. The detail, the magnitude and the stories made our day at the temple

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank everthingelse2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing temple in Siemreap. First time in my life to come to Discover the complex temple in Asia. I been to Thailand, Myanmar, Loas, and Cambodia. I would say that Cambodia has Alot more interesting historical site than those country. Thailand temple and really big...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adventure089
Reviewed 2 days ago

Truly the makers of the movie could not have selected better settings than this one to depict a fantastic story. The buyilding was so imposing. The etchings in the stone were so massive yet the minutest of details were captured. One needs about an hour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DrJPSarma
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although there are a lot of temples around the world, each temple provides its own history and landmark. This is probably one of the largest temple in the world.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jopiejusuf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful temple to visit as a tourist, especially to learn about the culture and history of ancient Cambodia, so see such an ancient building was awe inspiring

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vicrams-travels
Reviewed 3 days ago

Quite simply one of the most impressive buildings in the world. In an area with beautiful temples, the Bayon stands out. Everyone should see this.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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