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Bayon Temple

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Address: Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Another ruin

We were on our 3rd day of temples pagodas and ruins when we came to Bayon Temple. It's a bit of a drive outside of Siem Reap. Lots of history again.

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White Rock, Canada
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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on our 3rd day of temples pagodas and ruins when we came to Bayon Temple. It's a bit of a drive outside of Siem Reap. Lots of history again.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing - give yourself a couple of hours to look/wander around here and then you can walk to the elephant & lepers terrace etc. Try to arrive early to beat the crowds. It's amazing to think that all the piled up stones around the edge formed parts of the walls and ceilings over the surrounding terraces.

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Thank Bernadette M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not as grand as Angkor Wat or as well preserved, however well worth the visits to see the temple and the grounds, nor as difficult to get around

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited as part of the Short Tour widely offered in Siem Reap. $16 for the sunrise version via the Happy Guesthouse i stayed at which was a fine budget option at £10 per night. All the sites were breathtaking. Despite being driven from site to site there's a fair amount of walking and stair and much is uneven so you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There's lot of temples to see around the Angkor area, but with its intricate architecture and massive face carvings, Bayon is among the most interesting and impressive. It's more crowded than most other temples (except Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm), but it's very large, features multiple levels, and frankly all the faces sculpted into the stupas/towers are really, really cool.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Angkor Wat temples are spectacular, Bayon Temple is with Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Phrom, the must see of this vast complex! Great experience!

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Thank Ana_Bjd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No words needs to be said - it just amazing. Try to go there out of season - there are too many people in high season. Very very expensive day tickets to the temple area - it's a total rip off

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Thank Henrik B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Of all the temples,this is one of my favorite place.I feel so different visiting this place,I feel a positive energy in me ,it's just like I feel the presence of inner peace in me ,weird but it's great feeling.Anybody who wants to visit Cambodia do not miss this temple a must see place ,you will never it regret it🙏🙏🙏

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not another "saw one temple, saw another". It is just another mysterious work of art in Cambodia. The entry commands you from the beginning of your tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not as interesting as the larger ones but worth at least a drive by. Take a bike and enjoy from a local point of view.

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