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Address: Road 219, Cambodia
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US$176.00*
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Private Sambor Prei Kuk Temple Tour
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Unknown temple ruins in the jungle

We went there by car from Siam Reap (private driver). The temples's archtecture is completely different from Angkor (much older) and there are very, very few tourists. You can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there by car from Siam Reap (private driver). The temples's archtecture is completely different from Angkor (much older) and there are very, very few tourists. You can take a guided tour there by a local guide. The entrance fee is just $3 per person.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my most cherished highlights in Sambor Prei kuk was our home stay. This is a wonderful way to experience everyday rural life in Cambodia and interact with the beautiful Khmer people. Our host family was delightful, the food was delicious and our shared accomodation was very clean and comfortable.

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We (family of 4) had a 1.5 hour stopover here on the way from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh in July 2016. It was a sunny day and extremely hot (my guess: around 32" C). We took a guide to see the temples, who warned us of the risk of dengue fever and recommended that we mosquito repellent. We applied... More 

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Nossegem, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights with a Cambodian family. No electricity, no running water. But soooop friendly people, givi,g you the best room of their house. Cooking delicious local food. Although we could not communicate, as the family did not understand nor spoke any word in another language, we had a great time. We made bike rides to the Sambor... More 

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Blue River, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is not as well known as Angkor Temples, which means you can wonder the park without the big tour groups. We had the offer of a tour by a young man who arrived on his motorbike. His English was fair and we got a lot of knowledge we would not have gotten just wondering as there is no signage.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Set of three temple complexes constructed in the 6th to 9th century CE in an ancient capital. There dating makes them pre-Angkor as well they are Hindu, rather than Buddhist (despite the new Buddhas in some of the temples). These are mainly ruins following bombings in 1970 by the Americans. If you are keen on seeing the remains of what... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

this fascinating place is about a 3 hour drive from Siem Reap. We did not see any other tourists while we were there. The pre-Angkorian was built in the 6th century and although many of the temples are damaged, there is still a lot to see. More than 100 temples which were mainly built in brick and originally covered with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

I am really excited with everywhere everything with Sambor Prei Kuk even food, temple and forest. When I took photos my skin become golden, it is really amazing area one in Cambodia.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

The sandstone temples in these woods are simply beautiful and the restoration work is much appreciated. It was incredibly serene walking on the grounds and around each temple. For safety reasons we were only able to go inside a couple of the buildings but the structures were very impressive considering they were built in the 7th century. Our guide explained... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Get the temple of Siem Reap out of your head, this is a very different experience. We drove from Phnom Penh en route to Angkor Wat and made the detour to here. we picked up a really enthusiastic tour guide at the entrance and were treated to a private tour through the forest. Really interesting, but cooler for me was... More 

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