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Neak Pean

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 17 434 733
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“small temple” (39 reviews)
“wooden walkway” (19 reviews)
Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 17 434 733
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neal Pean is a small temple located on an island, initially dedicated to the Buddha, the temple was rededicated to Lokeshvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion. A wooden walkway over the waters leads to the central sanctuary, which is fenced off to protect it from further...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

There is not much to see in this temple. Sorrounded by water. Walking in the long wooden path/bridge is a nice experience. Challenging when its hot and windy. Take a picture in the middle of the wooden path/bridge.

Thank Sadicay
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Neak Prean is outside of the Angkor Thom city and will take you 30 minutes more (by Tuk Tuk) to get to. It is a water temple which is accessible via a long causeway that bisects two beautiful lakes. This is the beauty of Neak...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

it is not worth it if we compare with the effort how to get there. we must walk away on the long narrow wood bridge, for seeing a very small temple which look like a small pond. I can't explain more.

Thank fery12022000
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This shrine is set amongst pools. It is small but serene. The highlight, however, was crossing a long foot bridge to get to the shrine. It was surrounded by water and sunken, decaying trees. Frogs called out all the way along, and the jungle was...More

Thank N D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

When our guide said we were next visiting a hospital we all thought we were off to see a place of healing, instead it turns out to be a place of spiritual healing! The walk to this temple is along a pier set on a...More

Thank loveholidays1010
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The temple itself is beatiful, featuring a horse sculpture and an Alokitesvara. I enjoyed walking on the bridge leading to the temple and then reading the book getting information on what the ruins represented. However, I was rather disappointed that access to most part of...More

Thank pioletdefusta
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This temple is one of the best in grand circuit. The way to/from the temple is fantastic. The lake reflects trees and clouds. So lovely. The temple itself is small, but it is the only one that I have seen in Angkor which is on...More

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Worth the visit, be sure to get a good guide to explain to you how the purification was done and how both Hindu and Buddhists could worship there...

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Small temple situated central of pond, nice water refraction surround. Peaceful place to escape or rest.

Thank Tan S
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1 May 2017|
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Response from brissie16 | Reviewed this property |
If you are dropped off in the car park, then it's about 15 minutes across the causeway. It's definitely worth going to and spending some time there. The view across the channel is wonderful