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This magnificent inner royal city was built by the end of the 12th century and is renowned for its temple grounds and towering southern gate.
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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday

Many representations of the mythical stories and religious meanings of the earlier times of the buildings

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Reviewed yesterday

Angkor Thom-This is should see together with Angkor Wat, particularly if you've limited time. Additionally in case you've limited time you might spend a truly worth while day or 2 simply visiting Angkor Wat and The temples and angkor Thom which are quite close to...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really beautiful and cool to walk around, but there was that many tourists there posing and flipping peace signs that I had to get out! Disappointing cause they have no respect, smoking and climb all over it all when it’s clearly signed not too. The...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Every politician's fantasy came correct here because the assortment huge faces carved on stone had been "politicians that became gods" my guide discussed. This particular component of the massive complex which comprises Angkor Wat offers daily living much more than religious life. I discovered these...More

Thank Rodriguez A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Only the stone structures remain but still very impressive. Make sure you enter by the southern gate as that is the most impressive entry way. Mostly jungle now.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good choice, less walking and climbing than the main historic site, but each area has it's high points and history...hire a guide.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the very first temple I visited also I actually loved it right here. Went in the early morning. You are able to purchase an elephant ride outside of the grounds in case you want to purchase one. The carvings within the temple are...More

Thank Derby A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Angkor Thom Entry is majestic with Manthan concept Unfortunately heads of various sculptures have been destroyed Angkor Thom, the South Gate

Thank sorabh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular entry to the south gate. The statues of the Gods holding the sacred snake runs along the bridge over the water and is really amazing. Many of the statue heads were stolen so the heads that you see are replicas. The actual entry way...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Angkor Thom is what used to be the ancient capital city of the Khmer empire. It covers a total area of approx. 9 km2 and it is home to many of the famous temples in Angkor, the most famous one being Bayon, which is situated...More

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17 April 2018|
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Response from Grecel L | Reviewed this property |
If you want to go to Angkor Thom from Siem Reap airport, it could be about 45 minutes to one hour depending on traffic and your transportation. But before you can go to Angkor Thom you would have to go to the ticket center... More
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Vanessa M
26 February 2018|
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Response from manukoala | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we did it with a Tuk Tuk for the day 18 USD. But yes next time we will do the bicycle option although it gets hot very quickly.
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111Bev
3 October 2017|
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Response from southgreen2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we travelled from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and then crossed the border into Thailand at Poipet, so we didn't visit the south of Cambodia.
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