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Address: Cambodia
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

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There are 3 main 'activities' here: the Thousand Lingas in the river, the wat and the waterfall. The entrance fee is about US$20 (it's not included in the Angkor Pass) and it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

There are 3 main 'activities' here: the Thousand Lingas in the river, the wat and the waterfall. The entrance fee is about US$20 (it's not included in the Angkor Pass) and it's too far, and too steep, for a tuk tuk so you'll need to hire a car and driver. The road is supposed to be one-way up before 11am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Coolest spot in or near Siem Reap. Top spot for families and a cool swim. Bit of a way out of Siem Reap but worth the $20 per adult and the bumpy 1hr car ride.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Mt Kulen is a couple of hours from Siem Reap by car. The car and driver will not be particularly cheap and then you need to add on the $20 fee per person to access the mountain. And if you want to visit a temple or two on the way back , then of course you need to add on... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Kulen Mountain visit was interesting to see the 1000 ShivLingas under water. We also saw some beautiful idols of Vishnu and Lakshmi (Indian Gods) under water. There was a beautiful waterfall. The reclining Buddha was beautiful. Do carry water along, as it can be very hot, you need to walk to reach the specific spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I thought this was a cool change of pace from the temples, but the drive is about 2 hours from Siem Reap by car, since the last half hour is spent on winding mountain roads. I think I enjoyed it because there weren't a ton of tourists there when we were there (around 10 am on a Monday in late... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a really good day tour from Siem Reap. The highlight for me was the reclining Buddha which was carved out of the mountain about 1100 years ago....pretty impressive. Around the Buddha there are various interesting temples and monuments. Then its worth seeing the 1000 linga in the river whích is unique to me. Finally the walk down to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice scenic waterfall area but you have to go down the steps. Upon reaching the bottom there are swings decorated with plastic leaves and flowers, dont sit on it unless you dont mind paying! Actually, this is the quarry for Angkor building blocks, not exactly at the waterfall but areas nearby. The river flow from the waterfall down the mountain... More 

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Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Kulen mountain is approximately 55km. I went there with my classmates last month. On the top of Kulen mountain there are a lot of places to visit such beautiful waterfall, 1000 linga on the kulen river, the huge Buddha in the peak of the mountain.The mountain is used as the ancient capital city by king Jayavaraman II in 9th century.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

My wife and I visited Phnom Kulen waterfall while we were visiting Siem Reap. The one huge mistake we made was visiting it the day after Chinese New Year. There were literally thousands of people at the waterfall. The waterfall itself is quite beautiful and my wife took the opportunity to swim in the cool waters as it was quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The place is well known for their reclining buddha and nature trail, if you're a hiker sort a person do give it a walk, thereafter take a nice swim at the waterfall! The waterfall has two parts, the top one which is not much than just about 3m tall and the bottom one which is roughly 15m-18m tall. To visit... More 

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