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Koh Ker, three hours from Siem Reap, served as the capital of the Khmer empire from 928 to 944, and was built under King Jayavarman IV under whose reign colossal sculptures and lingas were constructed, leading to charges of megalomania. Some of the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| 100 Km North of Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful temple built look like Pyramid and especially when we climb up on top of temple it is beautiful views surroundings with the forest.

Thank Phyrun L
Reviewed 1 week ago

An ancient capital of the Khmer Empire with an awesome pyramid in its center and dozens of smaller Shiva temples surrounding it - situated in an beautiful forest. It takes a 2 hours and 20 minutes drive from Siem Reap, but the journey really is...More

Thank Stephan1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Koh Ker temples group famous home temples in 10th-century temple complex in the north Cambodian jungle. A former capital of the Khmer Empire.

Thank Cambodia local T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Koh Ker Temple group is amazing, the awe inspiring pyramid Prasat Thom at the centre took our breath away. As we entered through the temples entrances and gates we were taking our time, soaking in all the beautiful carvings and lovely buildings. We were taking...More

1  Thank Shino1957
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We came here with Bayon Tours from Siem Reap. The main temple is impressive and the climb to the top is worth it but there are 40 temples scattered around the Koh Ker historic park so there's definitely more to see than just the one....More

1  Thank dbaaronson
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Koh Ker is a remote temples area in northern Cambodia about 120 kilometres (75 mi) away from Siem Reap and the ancient site of Angkor. It is a very jungle filled region that is sparsely populated. More than 180 sanctuaries were found in a protected...More

Thank IswantoP3
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The temple ok for visit due it not as expected as saw in review websites. The place need more well maintain. Do wear long (under knee) attire to visit this temple and the fee entrance is USD10. The tickets counter staffs also did aware us...More

Thank Malar28
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Organized a day for our driver to Koh Ker took around 2 hours to get out to the temple from Siem Reap leaving at around 8am as to avoid traffic. The Temple has stairs on the side for you to work your way up to...More

Thank AussieMelb87
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The group of this ancient city got several ruins and the special one is Prasat Thom that had similar style to Mayan temples in Central America. Our family really enjoyed this day trip and this wonderful trip happened with wonderful guide Sampho.

Thank Hvandy
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Koh Ker is more a collection of temples rather than just one temple. This is very different to Angkor Wat in terms of people, you are of the tourist trail and will have temples pretty much to yourself. Guide and driver is the best way...More

Thank Bezi
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John H
14 July 2018|
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Response from IswantoP3 | Reviewed this property |
another guide and driver, for second opinion. Young guy which his service I enjoyed. Mr Van Vireak. He is in tripadvisor rank #5.
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26 May 2018|
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Response from IswantoP3 | Reviewed this property |
Try Van Vireak. He is in tripadvisor rank #5. Contact him directly
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Andy22L
6 November 2017|
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Response from Kamsan S | Reviewed this property |
The best time is around 8:00 am or 4:30 pm
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