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Address: Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the...

We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, I first let you see how the people are making rice noodles. After that, we are going to see how the old lady is rolling the cigarettes. After that, we are going to see how the people are making rice papers for spring rolls. After that we are going to Ek Phnom temple. After the temple, we are taking the countryside road, and I stop for a while to explain you about how the people are living around that villages. After that we are going to see how the people are making the Cambodian cheese. After that, we are taking the countryside again to see how the people are making the bamboo sticky rice (cake). Lunch time :you can have it on the way at the countryside or come to have lunch in the city. It's up to you. Then we continue our trip to the Bamboo train and on the bamboo train you can see the (countryside and small villages). And after that we are going back to the hotel . Included: Pick up and drop off, free information, petrol, tuktuk or motorbike. Not included: entrance fees, lunch

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Worth the massive climb

The complex is set atop a steep hill so bring sensible footwear and water as its almost 400 steps to the top.Getting there is a scenic 25-30 minute Tuk Tuk ride from town. Its... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a car to this attraction and climbed the steep stairs to the top to visit the peaceful temple. Watch out while walking around as I skinned my shin which took a long time to heal in the tropical heat.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this part of our trip. The temples are wonderful examples of their age and to us were the highest point of our visit to Angkor Watt and surrounding buildings

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Thank annsworldtour
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

went here on our last day in town, worth the tuk tuk ride, but go early to beat the heat. Befriended some monks who were making their first visit to temple and enjoyed their knowledge and friendship.

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Thank Nick R
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cycled from our hotel to Wat Banaan on a hot day but it was interesting. Wat Baanan is built on top of one of very few "mountains" in the area and is accessed via a set of 350 to 400 uneven steps. It is in quite bad disrepair with a lot of laterite blocks fallen out of place and... More 

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Puerto de la Duquesa, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The complex is set atop a steep hill so bring sensible footwear and water as its almost 400 steps to the top.Getting there is a scenic 25-30 minute Tuk Tuk ride from town. Its well worth the climb but beware as the last 40 steps of the longest first flight are narrow and very steep. Then just as you think... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you've done Angkor then this is not essential visiting; especially if you don't like steps, of which there are about 300. It's $2 each to get in. Shame it doesn't finance an escalator. It's also a long way out. But then again if you are out on a tuk tuk day out you might as well go as part... More 

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Thank Graham S
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always lovely to visit theses temples and hear the history. Our guide was so knowledgeable. Love wandering around and thinking of what went on here yrs ago.

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Thank June M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This entire region is dotted with amazing ruins and this is no exception. It's hard work climbing the 350+ steps, so not for the faint of heart or those who are unfit. Once you are up top however the views and tranquility make it all worthwhile.

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Thank Jon M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in Battambang the temple is worth seeing! It's older than Angkor Wat. Yes there are a lot of stairs but it is doable... go early before it gets hot out! On the back at the bottom of the hill there is also a small cave you can walk through. You can sit in the little huts along the... More 

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Thank Alisha M
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Wat Banan sits at the top of 358 stairs, so getting there is not for the faint hearted. Its a fair way out of Battambong but the tuk tuk ride through the villages provides tourists with a nice view of rural life in Cambodia. Best viewed early morning or late afternoon the temple is falling into disrepair but that provides... More 

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