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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Thse majestic looking ancient temples were just amazing and I think photo enthusiasts will find abundance of subjects for their pictures. Do prepare for wide angle shots if you wish to include as much background for your potrait shoot.. Do explore the buiding features to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kohht
Reviewed today

This temple and Angkor wat is sufficient for the normal tourist who doesn't understand about archeology

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ashishmehta72
Reviewed yesterday

It's amazing how all these faces are carved into the rocks. Every where you look a face or carving can be found. The monkeys that hang out in front of the temple are fun to watch but please don't feed them. Litter is a problem...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank coznlinda
Reviewed yesterday

Take some time to explore all these beautiful faces, it's an endless maze of art and steps and views, enjoy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oedevos
Reviewed yesterday

Me and my wife fly to Cambodia because of the temple. we love it and feel want to stay in Siem reap cambodia when we retired.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Darick-Vogager65
Reviewed yesterday

The Angkor temples are amazing and the Khmer culture was the greatest in SE Asia for a long period. The actual temples are now overrun with tourists which is sad.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an extremely large temple that is still beautiful to look at and walk through. I was surprised with how big it was and well the after all these years that you are able to clearly read and inscriptions on the wall.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Simtham12345
Reviewed 2 days ago

This temple is unique. the giant faces, many faces are very impressive. I have never seen anything likt this in my live. Photos cannot capture the moment and the feelings you have when you are in the middle of this architecture. Even in the whole...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 939christophj
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is hard to pick a favorite site in Angkor. Each has its own compelling features, Bayon included. An amazing temple. I'd recommend reading A Record of Cambodia: The Land and its People by Daguan Zhou, which is a first person account of a visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stempster
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went in the afternoon and it was packed with tourists. The temple with the many faces on every tower and ornately carved gateways was beautiful and has some great spots for photography. Our guide was very patient and managed to get some good photos...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from JScottie | Reviewed this property |
It is not far from Siem Reap. When you buy a ticket for Angkor Wat, $37 US, it includes admission to the Bayon. We booked our trip at tourist information.
26 April 2016|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
This sad story is all over the web. An elephant used for tourist rides has died of exhaustion at Angkor. As this is clearly not an issue of travel and tourism, but one of animal welfare and animal rights, I don't understand... More
7 December 2015|
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Response from siriVVut | Reviewed this property |
You can buy it at the official ticket center, which located on the way from downtown to Angkor, on Charles de Gaulle st. You have to take a Tuk Tuk there. It will be on your right side. If you want to start using it from... More