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Address: Banteay Srei | Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Banteay Samre

as ever in Cambodia every thing is So Special and wonderful... I could stay here for ever a wonderful place

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Burravoe, Yell, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

as ever in Cambodia every thing is So Special and wonderful... I could stay here for ever a wonderful place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A temple from the middle period of the Khymer civilization influenced people think by the mountain people of the country (due to inscriptions).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This temple has a well kept beautiful window and a large amphitheatre like platform at the rear entrance. The fertility water container is unique in Siem Reap because it combines both male and female symbols into one structure. Other than these, its another beautiful temple in Siem Reap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We could have been " temples out" with the inordinate amount of ways on our private tour but this one was slightly different- they all are. . it was a lot smaller and we spent a good time wandering about. Love Cambodia ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Although its about 35klms north of Siem Reap its worth a visit. We hire a Tuk Tuk for half a day, left about 8am and it was a relaxed 60 min trip through the country side. The stone work is a distinctive red stone and the temple complex is compack and surrounded by a small water filled moat. We stopped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is one of my fav temples in the Angkor region. I'm an archaeologist and I've worked in Angkor on and off for the last 20 years. I've seen the temples on the standard tourist route become too crowded. This temple, just off the standard route is quiet and it offers beatifull see-throughs. Worth going to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Small but amazingly sculpted Wat a bit of a drive outside of Siem Reap. But definitely worth the trip. Bateay Samre was amazing sculpted and a very different feel than larger Angkor area. Also seeing the rural communities was nearly as interesting. If you have the time, make the trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you choose the grand tour, tuk tuk will take you to place outside angkor thom. One of the temple is Banteay Samre. It look similar to Angkorwat because it was built unde King Suryavarman II rulings, using both red stone(Banteay Srei) and sand stone. That's the beauty of this temple. We took around 2hours to go around this place.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Banteay Samre may be quite a distance from the center of all the temple-visiting action, but don't be deterred - it is worth it! A pathway lined with stone posts lead to the perimeter walls and the gopuras, finally to the central temple, which is reminiscent of Angkor Wat itself, only in a smaller scale. The level of preservation is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had to pay extra for our rental car (additional $5) but we are happy to see the temples. They were very organized in leading the people where to go, entrances and exits. They restrooms are clean enough.

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Address: Banteay Srei | Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap

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