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Terrace of the Leper King

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Mysterious Leper King

The Terrace of the `Leper King`is located immediately to the north of the `Terrace of the Elephants & is accessed from the main road.It is in the NW corner of the Royal Square... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

IT isn't too big but beautiful! I feel like being in a maze when we were in the narrow path. you would feel amazed about all those carvings! It is much better than the Terrace of the Elephants in my opinion. Anyway, they are very closed tot each other so mostly tourists would visit them together. Spending about 15 minutes... More 

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Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit in Angkor Thom, it represents the architecture style of the Khmer rulers. The intricate carvings depict scenes from Hindu mythology, the Naga, the underworld, the apsaras and the various gods.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Terrace of the Leper King is worth a short stop if you are visiting Angkor Thom. You walk through a maze-like narrow path surrounded by a tall wall full of leper figures - it really is quite a sight! Also visit the Terrace of the Elephants next door.

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Newdelhi india
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Terrace of the `Leper King`is located immediately to the north of the `Terrace of the Elephants & is accessed from the main road.It is in the NW corner of the Royal Square which i saw while visiting Angkor Thom built by the great `Khemar Builder King`Jayavarman vii. No one has been Definite in revealing the secret of who the... More 

Johor, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is like a little maze. It's very much like many Hindu temples that you might have seen, but there seems to be another wall outside it. With my guide leaving me to have a wander round by myself, I am sure that many of the details were lost on me. Definitely worth a little walk though.

Thank Sam C
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful terrace with lot of small sculptures and frescas. Do not miss it when you passing by the main anglers temples. I can highly recommend local guide.

Thank Miloslav Z
Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trench like path follows the walls where the inner surface is carved with scenes of seated male figures with drawn swords flanked by attendant devatas. Below are five-, seven-and nine-headed nagas. The reliefs are outstanding.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is located in Angkor Wat area and there are big and small temples around this site. Good to explore all these places. Don't miss it

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small maze filled with amazing carvings all along the wall. To explore this area it should take you less than 20 minutes if you decided to go to the top. You might not see anyone else here and might encounter locals trying to give a tour of the area claiming to be collage students (happens a lot... More 

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Lot of bare wall space on the internal passage, i assume for renovation and signs directing people away from the outside carvings. This should be very nice if and when the restoration is completed.

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