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Kbal Spean

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Address: Angkor | Kulen Hills, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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11th-century relief carvings line the stream beds along this series of...

11th-century relief carvings line the stream beds along this series of waterfalls.

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Kbal Spean, Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre Day Trip from Siem Reap
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Amazing 1000 lingas temple

kbal spean temple it stayed far a way from city can take by tuk tuk or taxi .This one is amazing Hindu temple .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Malay, Philippines
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Malay, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

kbal spean temple it stayed far a way from city can take by tuk tuk or taxi .This one is amazing Hindu temple .

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Need to hike 2km to reach this place to see the lingas & waterfall. Quite a tiring journey but worth it.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a must visit, break from temple hopping. intriguing carvings on rocks in the waterfalls. I am glad we got to see them>

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... but of significance for people from India and the Hindu faith. The hike has been mentioned. Not for those with weak knees. There is some considerable clambering over boulders required but not an insurmountable Trek. It is actually quite fun. It is mostly up hill all the 1.5 km up, with a few flat sections. Certainly should only ever... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It nice to walk around jungle to discovery the waterfall and nice carving under river cool natural water!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to arrive well before 4pm - the trail closes. The hike is actually not strenuous at all, save for two extraordinarily steep stretches. But the carvings and the waterfall are worth it. Land of 1000 linga indeed! If you're not familiar, linga and yoni are reductions of Shiv/Shakti to their most basic form. If the linga seems phallic,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don't have to be really fit as a horse to hike up to Kbal Spean. However, there are some steep parts that you might consider it hard if you're not really fit or sporty type. I'm an overweight and unfit person but still I managed to go up there. I suggested finding buddy to go up with you as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a long drive from Siem Reap, and a difficult climb up the mountain. Wear good shoes. It's great for someone who is interested in this sort of thing (I am) but I recognize that for some the trip and the climb would not be worth it. It's a rocky stream bed that the ancients have carved with hundreds and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a driver and went to Kbal Spean and Banteay Seri which are the same direction. From the car park a track takes you 1.5 km to Kbal Spean - note- the walk can be challenging. Once at the river, the carvings are amazing. Make sure you go down the steps to see more carvings in the bedrock of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here knowing that it was going to be a hike, somewhat difficult in a couple of areas on a hot sunny day. I enjoyed seeing the 1000 lingas and other carvings of Hindu Gods with water gently flowing over them. The water level was not high which meant it was easier to see the carvings. The ancient people... More 

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