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broken temple undergoing repairs

Chinese are repairing this temple now. this is multi storeyed temple that seems like a hack of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
humphreyappleby
,
mumbai
Impressive

It is one of the late 12th century Buddhist temples of prolific builder Jayavarman VII. The most... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Russ L
,
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“small temple” (46 reviews)
“bayon style” (9 reviews)
“eastern gate” (9 reviews)
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Chinese are repairing this temple now. this is multi storeyed temple that seems like a hack of Baphuon and Bayon (for the stupas)

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It is one of the late 12th century Buddhist temples of prolific builder Jayavarman VII. The most impressive feature at Ta Som is a huge treat completely overwhelming the eastern gopura, providing on of the most popular photo opportunities in the Angkor area. One of...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We spent an hour at Ta Som and were very impressed with the quality of the carvings here. The West entrance is covered by a tree and a great photo shoot

Thank Gurukohli
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We were so lucky to experience it with just my friends since most of the tourists focus on the well known temples which makes it crowded. We were able enjoy the area without any photobombers. Plus the tree structure at the back looked amazing.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Ta som is on the grand circuit tour. You will see the stone Buddha head gate and a ruin which is penetrated by a tree. Wonderful temple.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The temple compound is not big but has its own uniqueness especially with the entrance decorations and carvings.

Thank Roy F
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A must see. fairly small but amazing. The trees are interfering the temples and give an overall impression of human powers vs nature i long term. You have to walk to end of the site where to seen the most picturesque sections.

Thank Hamidrezas
Reviewed 24 July 2017

All the temples in the Angkor area are amazing and were a once in a lifetime visit for us. Incredible to think how long ago these carvings were made and how clear they still are today.

Thank CarolGuildford
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Is one of the most famous places, becuase the pictures and books have many of this places. Arrive at morning early and not many tourist here.

Thank MAU1967
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very small but beautiful temple. But temple is surrounded by tree as it is carved inside jungle. But beautiful as other temple in Angok Ciy. U need less than 1 hr maybe 30 mins to visit the temple and this place is very less crowded.

Thank 624suchitrar
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