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Tonle Bati

Off the highway to Takeo, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Temples north & south of pretty lake in agricultural district

Ta Prohm - Tonle Bati and Yeay Peau wat are on the south shore of this lake, with views across the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Westport, Connecticut
The temple ruins by the lakeside

I found this temple a little too ruined for me there were a few preserved spots but to make it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average13%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible6%
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“phnom chisor” (4 reviews)
“ancient site” (2 reviews)
“local vendors” (2 reviews)
Off the highway to Takeo, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ta Prohm - Tonle Bati and Yeay Peau wat are on the south shore of this lake, with views across the lake to another wat on the north shore. Loads of local roadside stalls along heavily trafficked Hwy 2 - a slice of rural Cambodian...More

Thank TravelTellers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this temple a little too ruined for me there were a few preserved spots but to make it worse we were harassed by beggars and kids wanting to sell candles from entering to exiting

Thank Kalb0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Too bad there are so many very persistent beggars, they really ruin the whole experience. Feel like they try to trick you to take your money, it is a real shame. Felt blessed that it rained we had the whole place to ourselves, the beggars...More

Thank GotUsWandering
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have yet not visit this place but i wish to visit in Future to see and know about this beautiful place.

Thank Quicktravellers
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ta Phrom at Tonle Bati (Bati being the name of the adjacent lake, which differentiates this site from the more illustrious temple of the same name at Angkor), is one of the best temples to be seen outside of Angkor.

1  Thank mangsaab
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Temple of Ta Prohm, unlike its much more famous namesake at Angkor Wat, is still part of a small, rural community. Children swarm over it. Old ladies with shaved heads have staked out small chambers as their personal retreats and shrines. It reminds us...More

Thank MW46Jackson
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

There are two main Angkorean shrines in the vicinity of Phnom Penh: Phnom Chisor, with its magnificent views and Vishnuite carvings, and Ta Phrom temple at Tonle Bati. In terms of both setting and architecture Phnom Chisor is the clear winner but Ta Prohm at...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is an ancient site which contains a modern pagoda in its center. It is surrounded by modern pagoda buildings and statues and a large cemetery nearby. Didn't see any tourists there, as foreigners usually don't drift this far from Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.

Thank delacova
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Just an hour's tuk-tuk ride ro the southwest of Phnom Penh is the beautiful and peaceful site of a 12th century Angkorian temple, Ta Prohm. The temple is remarkably intact and beautifully maintained. Old ladies emerge and begin to sweep the grounds when you appear...be...More

1  Thank JGWbkk
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I'd like to tell everyone to come here. The old Temple is beautiful to see. The grounds peaceful. And it is worthwhile seeing. BUT !!! The local kids are nothing but annoying. The swamp you when arrive trying to sell you flowers and incense, and...More

1  Thank glenn1gc
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