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Beware the Policeman!

This is a very interesting place to visit and it's a huge site, so if you want to wander around the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
travelib
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Manchester
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Kampong Cham Temple experience

This temple is well worth dropping in to explore, it is only a small site, easy to walk around with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
I4318JZrichardb
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Albury, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very interesting place to visit and it's a huge site, so if you want to wander around the memorials and pagodas as well as the main ancient wat, it will take you an hour or so. However, as you approach the ancient...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is well worth dropping in to explore, it is only a small site, easy to walk around with many fascinating architectural features and carvings. I doesn't seem to get the same volume of tourists as many other sites making it less crowded and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This temple is one of the reasons you travel to Kampong Cham. It is well- preserved ancient temple dated back Angkor period. It has all the carving depicting Buddhism motif similar to Angkor Wat. It is in fact a temple within a temple. Externally it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John12312
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It is an ancient khmer temple near the main road but you need private ca to reach it. The style is same as any other temples that can be seen in Siem Reap. There is a ticket fee. If you have no time, you can...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank SOMWI
Reviewed 26 July 2018

It's amazing to me that most of the online travel guides don't give this more prominence among Kampong Cham's attractions; and even a lot of local people overlook to mention it as a place worth visiting. (But perhaps that's only because you don't really need...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Giles W
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Amongst several historical monuments in the province of Kampong Cham, our group visited the Wat Nokor Bachey Temple. The local people sometimes call the temple 'Wat Angkor' although a sign at the entrance of the temple now officially designates the name of the temple as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank kenl461
Reviewed 7 February 2018

beautiful temple grounds, there is an enormous potential at the temple itself and in the surrounding grounds. Unfortunately it is not protected and other than a fake security guard taking money from you (if you ask for a receipt the price is divided by 2!)...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

It's not Angkor Wat but very much worthy of a visit when in Kampong Cham. The new insert of a beautifully decorated temple into the ancient ruins will not delight every expert but it is stunning.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Wat Nokor has large grounds with temples, shrines, statues and other buildings in various states of decay or refurbishment. Inside the main building, they have restored the architecture to produce a beautiful temple that is currently in use. In other words, it's a modern pagoda...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We visited this Wat as part of a tuk tuk tour. Our family (Mum, Dad and 3 kids aged 9, 7, 5) had a great time. We found it very interesting. It was so lovely and quiet so we were able to wander around at...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank goodmclean
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