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Smaller but still great

This is another one of the many smaller temples in the park that would be an attraction in their... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
stanley10
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Gloucestershire, England
Small and Picturesque Without the Crowds

Enjoyed my visit to Ta Som. It was a nice little temple that had a doorway with a large tree... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Lee P
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is another one of the many smaller temples in the park that would be an attraction in their own right anywhere else. For anyone planning a visit this is on the 'grand circuit'

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed my visit to Ta Som. It was a nice little temple that had a doorway with a large tree growing through it. Offered a less crowded alternative to Tha Prohm for those looking for a 'jungle temple'.

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

After all the big temples you don't expect a big surprise when you enter this site. But: Wow, nice place and - always important when you visit the temples of Angkor - less people. Yeah!

Thank Werdi L
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Ta Som is like Ta Prohm only smaller and with fewer people, making it a truly beautiful temple to visit.

Thank 2012lali2008
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We enjoyed this small temple complex especially the backside of the gate which is almost completely coverd by the roots of a tree. Very special.

Thank EmotionsTraveler
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This temple is generally overlooked by the tourists; hence this place has less visitors round the day. Though this temple has several unique carvings; it was not too exciting for us after having visited Bayon and Ta Phrom. Yet, this temple is worth the visit....More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This temple is small. The reason why it becomes famous is because of its gate - embraced by a big tree.

Thank Serene C
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Ta Som is a rather small but attractive temple as it presents several interesting features such as pediments that are highly decorated and assembled at ground level for easy observation, a variety of devatas with beautiful poses and face towers that represent Lokeshvara; one of...More

Thank Eugene F
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I'm rating this as average simply because I'm comparing it to the amazing ones like Ta Phrom, Beng Meala, Koh Ker and of course Angkor Watt. It is alright as far as temples go, with some overgrown courtyards and stepping stones. Most of the carvings...More

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is one of the smaller temples in Angkor, but still very much worth visiting. You can walk through and around these ruins, although it won't take to long to have seen it, it is beautiful to see how this place is crumbling down as...More

Thank AlexMuller95
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