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Phnom Bok Mountain Temple Tour From Siem Reap
"This full-day tour takes you to Banteay Samre to visit one of the superb Hindu temples of the Khmer rulers Suryavarman II and Yasovarman II.Constructed in the mid 9th-Century very few tours visit the temple as it involves climbing up 640 steps of a steep mountain. But the view from the top is magical and offers 360-degree views of Angkor Wat and the Kulen Mountains.Ideal for adventure travelers with a moderate level o the tour takes you to Phnom Bok Mountain approximately 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Siem Reap.On the way you will make a detour to Banteay Samre. The style of the towers and balustrades of the Hindu temple bear strong resemblance to those at Angkor Wat and even more so to the temples of Phimai in Thailand. Many of its carvings are in excellent condition.Proceed to the base of Phnom Bok and climb to the top of the hill to a very flat summit. Here you can enjoy views of the ivy clad sandstone tem
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Full Day Angkor Wat Tour by Car
"We will pick you up from your hotel in Siem Reap and head to the main gate of the Angkor temples (it is recommended to bring a photo with you for the temple pass photo card).Our journey starts at the monumental magnificence of Angkor Thom – the la the Terrace of the Leper King and the enchanting Bayon. This 12th century masterpiece lies at the very center of Angkor Thom City and is an archaeological wonder of symmetry and grandeur. The exterior gallery walls have extensive bas-reliefs but the main and over 200 in total. Part of the greater Bayon temple complex are lesser-known temples yet boast a very interesting story; the Phimeanakas Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure Baphuon Temple the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King belong to the whole complex and are within easy walking distance of each other. Interwoven in the rich history these only will add to the magical world called Angkor. Please bring your own lunch as it is not provided. After lunch we visit a favorite amongst visitors because it has become part of the jungle
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Full Day Angkor Wat Tour by Car
"We will pick you up from your hotel in Siem Reap and head to the main gate of the Angkor temples (it is recommended to bring a photo with you for the temple pass photo card).Our journey starts at the monumental magnificence of Angkor Thom – the la the Terrace of the Leper King and the enchanting Bayon. This 12th century masterpiece lies at the very center of Angkor Thom City and is an archaeological wonder of symmetry and grandeur. The exterior gallery walls have extensive bas-reliefs but the main and over 200 in total. Part of the greater Bayon temple complex are lesser-known temples yet boast a very interesting story; the Phimeanakas Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure Baphuon Temple the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King belong to the whole complex and are within easy walking distance of each other. Interwoven in the rich history these only will add to the magical world called Angkor. Please bring your own lunch as it is not provided. After lunch we visit a favorite amongst visitors because it has become part of the jungle
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More Things to Do in Phumi Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei: History & Architecture

Banteay Srei is a 10th century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It is located about 1 hour drive from Angkor Thom and is worth a visit if you have the time.Banteay Srei is built...
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victorwkf
Oct 31, 2010

Banteay Srei: Main Gate

Although the main gate of Banteay Srei is small in size, the details and beauty of its architecture are better than some of the nearby Angkor monuments, as can be seen in the photos. Many tourists...
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victorwkf
Oct 31, 2010

Banteay Srei: Side Pools

As you enter the main temple of Banteay Srei, there are two side pools with beautiful lotus plants growing in the water. Pools are a common sight at some of the Angkor monuments, including the famous...
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victorwkf
Oct 31, 2010

Banteay Srei: Main Temple (Part 2)

Attached here are more photos of the fine detailed architecture of the main temple area. This is especially beautiful against a blue and cloudless sky as shown in the photos. Due to preservation and...
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victorwkf
Oct 31, 2010

Banteay Srei: Main Temple (Part 1)

The main temple of Banteay Srei is very beautiful, with very fine art and sculpture which is very well preserved until today. While Banteay Srei is small in size compared to the other Angkor...
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victorwkf
Oct 31, 2010

Banteay Srei: Moat

The main temple area of Banteay Srei is surrounded by a moat with water lilies and lotus plants frowing in the water. If you want to take nice photos of the whole temple, go to the other side of the...
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victorwkf
Sep 13, 2010
 
 
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Banteay Samre

Banteay Samre is a temple located along the way from Siem Reap to Banteay Srei. It was built under Suryavarman II and Yasovarman II in the early 12th century, and is a Hindu temple in the Angkor Wat...
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victorwkf
Sep 13, 2010

Angkor Pass

In order to visit all the Angkor monuments, including those further away such as Banteay Srei, all visitors must obtain the Angkor Pass at a ticket booth along the road from Siem Reap to Angkor Wat...
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victorwkf
Dec 14, 2009

Going Through the Gopuras

There are a couple of gopuras or gates that one has to walk through to visit the temple. Each Gopura tells you a different story. This bas relief on the gopura tells of a battle between two monkey...
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Aidy_p
Aug 29, 2007

Pediment on South Library

On the east face of the South Library (Sounds confusing huh?), you will see a pediment where Lashmi, who is a consort of Vishnu, being lustrated (Showered by water) by two elephants.If you're not into...
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Aidy_p
Aug 29, 2007

Going To The Library

There are two libraries located within the compound of Banteay Srei. Both have pediments on the top of the doors, on two sides of each library. This pediment shows the ten-headed demon king Ravana...
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Aidy_p
Aug 29, 2007

Demon vs Man-Lion

The story is about Hiranyakashipu (a power-seeking deity that is a demon) and Narashimha (a man-lion) in which the latter won. Hindus know the story.What is interesting here is the intricacy of the...
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Aidy_p
Aug 29, 2007

Bantaey Srei

It is said that the art on this temples walls must have been carved by some skillfull women as the intricate carvings and the 3 dimensional art wouldn’t have been possible by the hands of a man....
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Pat_Bangkok
Apr 17, 2007

Banteay Srei

The main reason to be here, of course, is the lovely pink sandstone temple. The carving on this temple is incredible - there is a huge amount of detail. The temple is over a thousand years old, and is...
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jrs1234
Mar 09, 2005

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"Banteay Srei - A piece of India in Cambodia"
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"Banteay Srei - Beautiful Temple near to Angkor"
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"A ride through the rural villages"
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