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Baphuon Temple

Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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“steep climb” (23 reviews)
Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday

Steep climb up, not for the faint of heart if you dislike heights, but very nice when you're up there to look down and around the complex. Recommended for sure.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed yesterday

Awesome architecture - one need to bit careful it include stairs - view from top of the temple was mindblowing . Baphuon temple is a part of Angkor Tom . best part of this temple was recling buddha . must visit .

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really large and imposing and perhaps does not get as much attention as it deserves given all the other sights that surround it. However, a must visit for archaeology and ancient history enthusiasts. Sprawling and vast at multiple levels with amazing terraces that provide many...More

Thank osama_siddique
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is worth seeing just by itself, even if you don't want to see the rest of Angkor Thom complex. There's steep stairs leading up and down and around the main temple, which needs to be climbed carefully. The most impressive 3D reclining Buddha...More

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to visit early in the morning. After 10 o'clock it gets hot and crowded. Better to visit with a guide.

Thank windows730
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another massive temple in Angkor Thom. The steep climb to the top is worth it, the views from the top are good. The architecture is multi level similar to Angkor Wat. Reclining Buddha on the west side is very impressive. Overall a must visit temple

Thank Sumabala J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a 11 century temple within the Anchor Thom temple . Three tier Baphuon style dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva . Climb up very steep steps to get wonderful views as well as explore the temple from inside . Don’t miss the reclining...More

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most importantly, don't miss the proto-Buddha from well after the Khmer civilization's implosion, which was started then abandoned on the backside of the temple. Also, as you walk around, realize that they took the entire damn temple apart stone by stone, and put it back...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may have a lot of stairs to climb up but once you are up there, you will be amazed by the view. Be careful when taking the stairs as it is very steep!

Thank Fatin_Radzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk from the Bayon, this is a formidable structure accentuated by a reflecting pool. Long, processional walkway leading to the structure.

Thank BLtrvl
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9 November 2016|
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Response from forestgraham | Reviewed this property |
Some of the trees that intertwined with the ruins, strangling the gates are ancient figs. I'm not suggesting that these are the trees you observed but it might not be a bad place to start.