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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bayon is dramatic & is the state temple of Angkor Thom. Many visitors will associate it with the mystery faces carved on the towers of the temple. There are more than 200 faces on 54 towers following every visitor around the temple. Although it was...More

Thank 445jillw
Reviewed yesterday

My family and I visited this site which shows traces of Buddhist/Hindu influences at different times in Khmer history. The site was beautiful but some damage over time is evident. The faces carved in stone are impressive and serene, the carvings of the apsaras quite...More

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Reviewed yesterday

There is no other way to describe the Bayon, Angkor and the other temples we went to visit. You have to be fairly fit as there is a lot of walking and a lots of stairs and climbing up and over big carved boulders. It...More

Thank Dora R
Reviewed yesterday

There are over 250 faces carved in stone in the temple. Each is an individual. On 4 sides of a pillar. Amazing!

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Reviewed yesterday

This is really amazing to me to see how they build this much of a big temple. Everywhere load buddha's face in very big scale.

Thank darshanaBR
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited this temple on the Angkor sunrise tour by Asia Voyage Tour company. It was awesome. They say a 1000 faces of the king.

Thank StamJ2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are going to visit temples put this on your list! One of half a dozen sites that are under conservation in the greater complex surrounding Angkor Wat

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I hope to see a restoration of thesevruins. It is in need in a bad way . Access to main portion is very poor and we hit high season which I would change if I went back . Some areas with wall art should’ve protected....More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Great ambiance around these places. Please be aware though that there will be so many tourists when you are there but hey that’s the way if the world 😎 It is great to see these visitas and with the history that is around...More

Thank markdenning30
Reviewed 2 days ago

knowing part of my culture is without doubt a great splendor, walking through these places full of mistisismo, I have just discovered the use of this platform and I am certainly very happy, I am starting a new face as a traveler in my life...More

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26 January 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