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Address: Roluos, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone Number: 09089256816
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Built in the late 9th century by Indravarman I, this is the state temple...

Built in the late 9th century by Indravarman I, this is the state temple dedicated to Shiva as Indreshvara.

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Very old temple with 6 towers, well conserved and very quiet place. Not many tourist go there because it is a little bit away from the main angkor temple sites. Your Temple pass... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Canton of Zug, Switzerland
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Canton of Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very old temple with 6 towers, well conserved and very quiet place. Not many tourist go there because it is a little bit away from the main angkor temple sites. Your Temple pass is valid there and you can climb up and have a beautiful view in the country side and on the 6 towers.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely place to visit late in the day. Not as crowded at most temples. Take time to explore and climb. The trip there and back would've been nicer on tuk tuk, with the wind in our hair.

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Thank I H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to see the temple but did not have my 3days angkor ticket valid anymore hoping to be able to pay for extra temple visit as it is far from the city like Banteay Srei where you have this opportunity. Unfortunatelly went all the way there for nothing as they didnt want to let me in and didnt not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not far from the city and must see this first temple of the country. Its quite huge and well maintenance.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want to see the countryside? Want to see some of the older styles before Angkor Wat? Then this and the other temples in the Roluos group are definitely worth a visit. For those very interested in architecture, this would qualify as a must see. But not for those short on time as it is a bit outside of Siem Reap.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bakong temple was built towards the end of the 9th Century AD and shares structural similarities to earlier Javan Temples. An imposing building and in better restorative order than most, it has a central raised pyramid defended by Nagas and internal moats. A less visited temple made for a more enjoyable visit and it's not to be overlooked.

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love this temple during my holiday , and when we arrived there we really love the Beautiful View from the countryside with The green View from the rice field .

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Miss this place during last visited 3 years ago, due to rainy season. Big area with few level to the top, slope staircase at the entrance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A real practising Buddhist temple in the grounds make this a real treat if you chose the right time. We visited just before sunset and experienced the sound of the beating drum and chanting in the background creating a surreal atmosphere. The temple is very nice but the grounds and the time of the visit really made this special. Few... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beside of angkor this is the most of beautiful temple out of angkor area nice and great architecture. But all caving been destroy because this temple was more than 1000 years.

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