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Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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We walked past Phimeanakas whilst we were looking around Angkor Thom - it was closed so we were unable to go up but it was definitely worth walking around and taking in its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

needn't stay there for too long because it isn't too big. Anyway, it is still good to spend about 10 minutes to take some photos.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked past Phimeanakas whilst we were looking around Angkor Thom - it was closed so we were unable to go up but it was definitely worth walking around and taking in its grandeur - I thought it looked quite imposing. Although not a must do, it is definitely worth a stop to take a few photos.

Thank Holidaymad
Newdelhi india
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 782 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phimeneakas is a Hindu temple built by Rajendravarman & later completed by king Suryavarman in the late 10 the century which was later enclosed in the Royal Palace in the city capital of Angkor Thom built later by Jayavarman vii.It is aligned with the `Victory Gate`& the `Terrace of Elephants`. It is a three tiered impressive structure with a height... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It is highly likely that you will bump into this pyramidal structure after visiting Baphoun, especially if you follow the signs and take the back way rather than going back out to the main track. Due to safety concerns and the deteriorating conditions of the steps, one is no longer able to climb to the very top of Phimeanakas so... More 

Thank Eugene F
Chandler, Arizona
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422 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Depending on how templed out you are will determine if it's worth seeing. If you're all in on seeing all the temples then see it. If not, then you can miss it. We liked it though

Thank cjschreiner
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264 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The look of the temple from a distance is imposing and impressive. There is not much to actually see, but I highly recommend.

Thank Mitchelllafrance
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,036 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a lovely pyramid-like temple, not as famous as it much larger neighboring temples. Still, it's worth a 5-minute visit.

Thank TheShis
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Came across is temple from Baphuon on the enjoyable paths through the jungle. It was pretty quiet but nevertheless an enjoyable wee temple.

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Best, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Another beautiful place to see and walk around. This pyramid lies in the center of Angkor Thom and the walled city. It is a great opportunity to walk around and enjoy all that life and nature has to offer. Make sure that if you are there you also walk over to Preah Palilay, to get there basically walk passed Phimeanakas... More 

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Phimeanakas and the Royal Palace date back to the late 10th to early 11th centuries. The exit route from Bapuon brings you past this temple. At the time of my visit, access was closed off and grounds staff were working to clear vegetation from the structure. The structure is essentially a laterite pyramid with steep steps running up two of... More 

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