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Neak Pean

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Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Full Day Preah Khan and Neak Pean Temples Tour
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This temple is an located on an island. The bridge to the temple provides good views of the water body. Good place to visit provided Sun is not harsh otherwise it can be really... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This temple is an located on an island. The bridge to the temple provides good views of the water body. Good place to visit provided Sun is not harsh otherwise it can be really hot and humid.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit provided you have seen the big three ( Angkor Wat, Ta Phrohm and the Bayon ) first.Neak Pean is a water temple and you have to walk along a long platform over a sunken forest to get to it. In fact the sunken forest and the walkway are more interesting than the actual temple in my... More 

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this temple is on the island among the shallow waters of lagoon.it was very hot during my visit. Neak Pean is a large square man-made pond bordered by steps and surrounded by four smaller ponds. Unfortunately , it's not allowed for tourists to visit the central island ,had to look from far . if you don't have much time ,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fourth temple on the grand tour circuit and the walkway made this temple. We went on a cloudy afternoon so it wasn't that busy, 15 mins there & back. A few hawkers at the entrance to the walkway. The reservoir looked very atmospheric with distant trees poking up from it.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basically the lake is more interesting than the temple but the walkway is small and 3 people banged into me. It would be easy to fall in and you can see various hats and other tourist items floating in the water. Our guidebook said it would sparkle but they must have seen something we didn't - also the water just... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To get to Neak Pean, you have to walk about 10 minutes on a wooden causeway crossing a reservoir to reach a small, artificial island. Neak Pean is a 70 meter square pond surrounded by 4 smaller ponds. The bodies of 2 serpents encircle a small island in the center of this largest pond, which give it the name "coiled... More 

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Winchester, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site isn't so much a temple as it is a reservoir, has a few religious spires, but primarily a reservoir. Didn't get the full effect in the dry season, but still cool.

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Gloucestershire, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple sits in the middle of a man made Lake and to reach it you need to go along a fairly narrow walkway. The water is not too deep here but when we visited the Chinese tourists in particular either wanted to walk three abreast across the whole walkway or down the middle of it and they weren't too... More 

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Malcesine, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small temple was build on an artificial island. A visit will take you not more than 20 minutes. The way there and back is nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The water view is amazing. Get to walk on a plankway surrounding by scenic views. The ruins themselves are small but definatley worth a visit. Will only add 30 mins to your day

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