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Angkor Thom

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This magnificent inner royal city was built by the end of the 12th century and is renowned for its temple grounds and towering southern gate.
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We found Angkor Thom more interesting than Angkor Wat and easier to walk around. A must visit and if you are wondering which temples to choose and which to skip, please do not miss this one.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank peteraQ7377XZ
Reviewed 3 days ago

Angkor Thom (angkor = city, thom = great) is a new royal city location built by king Jayavarman VII around 12-13AD. Previous location was at Angkor Wat, few kilometres south from here. The city is surrounded by 8 metres walls, and around the walls theres...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ranselbertopeng
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Rent a bike or another kind of ride and make up your own route. Even the smaller tours have all the same destinations so you are most likely to share this place with hundreds of other tourists. We loved it but should have come here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elisabethrettkowski
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything in the whole complex is worth seeing, we rented bicycles and just cycled around exploring and stopping to eat and rest when we felt like it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oedevos
Reviewed 6 days ago

When people says they were in Angkor, or in Angkor Wat, they mean different sites of Angkor Thom. This describes a collection of many different and famous temples, palaces and places, one of the biggest cities of their time. It is a very touristic place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 939christophj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eye opening to what we saw later on. This was very unique... Took lots of pictures and shared with many

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank foodielisa2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a collection of ruins. Proximal to Bayon Temple is another temple complex you can see from the road with a very long bass elephant gallery. STOP. GET OFF. AND EXPLORE this complex. It is stunning. Start early in the morning for your temple run...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mimim384
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rising out of a misty plain, 216 enormous stone faces smile at you. Each one different, yet, thematically, similar, all with mysterious smiles. One of the spookiest, coolest places on Earth, Angkor Thom (IMHO) totally exceeds its more famous cousin, Angkor Wat, as the top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NORMALLYHERE
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time is always the best! Go early gate far away to buy tickets.Hire a tuk tuk driver great fun.Remember which side of complex u came in at u can get lost.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bangkokgirl2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive and detailed wall carvings of battles and every day life. The huge faces are great. Small place but interesting

Date of experience: January 2019
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irenefranciscocelsom
17 April 2018|
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Response from Grecel L | Reviewed this property |
If you want to go to Angkor Thom from Siem Reap airport, it could be about 45 minutes to one hour depending on traffic and your transportation. But before you can go to Angkor Thom you would have to go to the ticket center... More
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Vanessa M
26 February 2018|
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Response from manukoala | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we did it with a Tuk Tuk for the day 18 USD. But yes next time we will do the bicycle option although it gets hot very quickly.
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111Bev
3 October 2017|
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Response from southgreen2016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we travelled from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and then crossed the border into Thailand at Poipet, so we didn't visit the south of Cambodia.
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