Angkor Wat Things to Do

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  • 1. Sunset at Bakheng Hill

    The Hill of Phnom Bakheng is the crowd magnet for the end of the day. After a tiring day of dodging the sun in leafy surrounding amongst crumbling temples now is the time go up a mile in order to face...

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  • 2. Angkor Wat

    The actual Angkor Wat temple complex itself (which is only one of many in the park,) is amazing. Built early - mid 12th century C.E. by Srryavarman 11 as a Hindu temple. This temple complex is...

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  • 3. Ta Phrom

    This is a very popular temple and it can get very busy,so advisable that you get there as early as possible.We arrived by 9am and there were already large queues waiting to enter.The remains of the...

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  • 4. Angkor Thom

    The four tiers of aspara here are incredible. They are more than 700 years old but many are extremely well preserved, likely to be a result of them having been covered over by the front...

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  • 5. Banteay Srei

    Almost near the foot of Kulen Mountains, Bantaey Srei stands with its mix pink sandtone and wood temples with exquisite decorative carvings which have miniature resemblance of other Angkor Temples....

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  • 6. Lake Tonle Sap

    somewhat of a surprise as i heard it was very tourisity,but the lake and flooded forrest is awesome and a highlight of our trip.we went with the recommended way in the lonely planets guide with the...

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  • 7. Prah Khan

    Constructed late 12th Century C.E. - Buddhist. This is a highly explorable monastic complex. Built by King Jayavarman V11. Lots to see here, you can see buddhist images that have been altered during...

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  • 8. Neak Pean

    This is a small island temple, The central Temple sits at the centre of a cross, or lotus pattern of 8 pools. Constructed late 12th century C.E. - Buddhist. You cannot get to the actual temple, just...

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  • 9. Peek at Kampuchea

    Kampuchea (the old name of Cambodia, still in use between the locals) is out there to be noticed in the little gaps of time en route to yet another monument. A...

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  • 10. In the grip of Nature

    One of the most impressive features of the monuments of Angkor is their state of cohabitation with Nature. It has been an ebb-and-flow process depending on the...

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  • 11. Angkor The Cat-Walk

    Angkor is certainly a major monument to human endeavour and central to any appreciation of human achievement. As experience shows it can also be used as a...

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  • 12. On your own

    The crowd control machine in Angkor works perfectly. All the bus tours have a compact itinerary and they have to show only the best the complex has to offer....

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  • 13. Entrance Ticket

    The entrance ticket is purchased before you get to the temple complex.The ticket office site is very busy. You get you photo taken and that is included on your...

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  • 14. Thommanom

    This is a real small ruined Temple not far from Angkor Thom victory gate.It was really nice to visit a tiny complex for a change.Constructed late 11th - early...

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  • 15. Chau Say Thevoda

    Another is a real small ruined Temple not far from Angkor Thom victory gate. Again, it was really nice to visit a tiny complex for a change.This temple was...

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  • 16. Ta Keo

    This Wat I only got 2 pics of, due to the staircase that needed climbing - I did not - you will see why.Constructed late 10th - early 11th century C.E. as a...

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  • 17. Banteay Kdei

    This rambling complex is largely unrestored. Origionally there was another temple here, but this one was built over the top of it by Jayavarman V11 in late 12th...

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  • 18. East Mebon

    East Mebon was constructed by Rajendravarman 11, this temple was dedicated to Shiva in honor of the kings parents.It is a large temple mountain like ruin,...

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  • 19. Pre Rup

    Traditionally, believed to be a funeral temple, this is in fact the state home of Rajendravarman 11.Historically important as it was the 2nd temple to be built...

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  • 20. Angkor Wat

    Just like to mention it is best to go as early as possible to avoid the crowds, and even a better idea to start at TA PROHM at Angkor Thom, mainly because all...

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  • 21. HIRE A TUK TUK TO GET ABOUT ANGKOR WAT

    ANGKOR WAT To travel all around the huge site of Angkor Wat and also the vast complexes of Angkor Thom it is neccesary to get a 1 day or three day ticket..This...

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  • 22. Bapuon

    The Bapuon is another mountain temple to resemble Mount Meru or the "center of the universe" under Hindu literature. It is located near the Bayon Temple and the...

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  • 23. Phimeanakas

    This 5 storey pyramid temple is one of what remains of the Royal Palace. The guide didn't explain much when I asked where exactly was the Royal Palace. Maybe...

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  • 24. Pre Rup

    Pre Rup was constructed in the 10th century to enclose one of the ancient citiies that time. It has 5 imposing central towers at the center. Climbing up the...

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  • 25. Preah Ko

    Preah Ko was constructed in the 9th century far much earlier than the Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Unlike the two, this temple was built from sandstones, Preah...

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