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Wat Banan Temple

Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
093602500
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After being to Siem Reap, the Banan temple really was not as Majestic & the walls have been... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
lynn n
via mobile
You must see the caves

The mountain temple is a must. Be sure to take plenty of water or hydration drink when you ascend... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Nicole B
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We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, I first let you see how the people are making rice noodles. After that, we are going to see how the old lady is rolling the cigarettes. After that, we are going to see how the people are making rice papers for spring rolls. After that we are going to Ek Phnom temple. After the temple, we are taking the countryside road, and I stop for a while to explain you about how the people are living around that villages. After that we are going to see how the people are making the Cambodian cheese. After that, we are taking the countryside again to see how the people are making the bamboo sticky rice (cake). Lunch time :you can have it on the way at the countryside or come to have lunch in the city. It's up to you. Then we continue our trip to the Bamboo train and on the bamboo train you can see the (countryside and small villages). And after that we are going back to the hotel . Included: Pick up and drop off, free information, petrol, tuktuk or motorbike. Not included: entrance fees, lunch
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“long climb” (4 reviews)
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Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

After being to Siem Reap, the Banan temple really was not as Majestic & the walls have been tampered with, with calligraphy & names of people who've been there & had no clue they we're interfering with history. Most of the statues are at the...More

Thank lynn n
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The mountain temple is a must. Be sure to take plenty of water or hydration drink when you ascend. Though there is always someone to sell you drink. After you have ascended the very very steep stairs there is a sacred temple at the top....More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were almost by ourselves on this extremely hot June day, apart from the kids who walked up with us, fanning us all the way to the top. It was well worth it, the temple is falling apart, but it has a lot of ambiance...More

Thank chtravel58
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This ancient temple is worth the climb. Up the flight of stairs, the lokta and the Buddha await your wishes. Once your wish is granted, you must return with what you had promise to give.

1  Thank Chath p
Reviewed 28 May 2016

it is good place but a little visitor because it is so far away from the Battambang city the government should keep the best cleaning on the step to top mountain, make it easy to go up I hope it will be better and better...More

Thank Son N
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Is bit of stairs climbing but the view you get no regret and all tiredness just vanished when you are there . Good spot for photos !

Thank CinDy R
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I'm a little worried that my review may not be very accurate given the amount of available auto and moto parking space that was unoccupied when we were there. Sometimes the place can be MUCH busier. The 650+ steps to the top were wide enough...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The site is great adventure for teenager and adults visitor not recommended for senior citizen since there are over 300 steep stairs to go.

Thank SRGServices
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Situated 30 km south of Battambang , one can choose to take a motor bike , cycle or tuk tuk to Prasat Banan along the Banan Road which is a good , peaceful road suitable for cycling . At the entrance to the temple ,...More

1  Thank Jamestankee H
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

An original temple in mostly unrest or edit glory, but you have to work for it - many steps!! Well worth it though. The kids who fan you as you climb want money - I'll leave that ethical dilemma in your hands. Definitely worth a...More

Thank citruscyanide
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Theo I
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Response from June M | Reviewed this property |
YOu can do it in an hour but we wandered slowly and spent 3 hrs here. Loved the site.
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Seema J
3 January 2017|
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Response from chitchat78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem, take water too, lots of steps. Then when you think you're at the top there are lots more!
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