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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated at the far end of the more famous and prominent Elephant terrace, this terrace with intricate carvings is easy to miss. Called the "Leper King" because discolouration and moss growing on it was reminiscent of a person with leprosy, and also because it fit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing and full of detail. Intricately carved platform that was the Royal Crematorium. Statue s thought to be the Leper King but is now thought to be Yama - God of Death.

Thank RuthyGlasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide had mentioned we’d see the Terrace of the Elephants but didn’t mention the Terrace of the Leper King. I then inquired as to why there was a different section here and he mentioned it was a different attraction and that he was on...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Its not for a long sight seeing trip. What you can do is just alot about 15 minutes of your time and take a lot of photos then leave. Worth the extra trip

Thank Melfeelmie32
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This terrace is located at the far end of the Terrace of the Elephants and it is easy to think that it is part of that terrace and overlook it,the carving is much more detailed and intricate than on the elephants,there is a hidden walk...More

Thank scubacol11
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I am sure I would have missed it had I not been with a tour guide. It is almost like part of the Terrance of the the Elephants in terms of its size, its location and its appearance, but it is in fact a terrace...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Takes 15 mins. Right at north end of the Elephant Terrace (I mistook it as part of the Elephant Terrace). Very interesting secret "tunnel" of stone carvings. The headless leper figure is gone and replaced with new sitting statue.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

even through it is close to the Bayon temple it gets overlooked by many visitors as it is not on the tour list. we came here on our scooter and apart from enjoying the terrace itself we did a small hike in the forrest behind...More

Thank Deniss1058
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

While on a cycling tour we rode past this and I asked by guide what it was and if it was the terrace of the leper King as it was something I wanted to see. It was not part of our itinerary but he stopped...More

Thank D0nly1
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Hard to imagine so many years ago, Cambodia already have judged to determine who committed a crime, have a legal system in place to resolve big and small things.

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Response from drwInAvon | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I got a car and driver at no additional charge with my hotel room, but I can offer some advice. It will probably cost less than you would expect, esp if you have hired a car and driver in Europe. I think I saw... More