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Ta Keo

Ankor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #40 of 97 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Ta Nei, a jungle temple dedicated to Buddha is only accesible by walking or tuk tuk and very "untouristed" which makes for a wonderful experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a nice temple, not among my favorite but still nice to visit. By October 2014 it's under mayor reconstruction therefore is a little hard to actually enjoy the place. I hope that after the work is done, it well be much more accessible.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
103 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I stopped by in this site. The temple look stunning. I have been in this temple for the 4th times. Still I like to photographed this temple in different occasion and different angles. The temple look like pyramid but not precisely like the giza, but this is my favourite Cambodian pyramid. Some part of this tempe now is under restoration

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Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

There are pretty much stone stairs all the way from the bottom to the top at this temple (not quite sure about the first flight of stairs, but the second and third for sure are stone stairs) which are considerably more strenuous to climb than wooden ones at the other temples, so don't do the "climbing part" if you don't... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Ta Keo was unique in that there weren't many external decorations given that carving generally begins at the end and construction stopped short due to a lightning strike which caused the king to move and build a new temple a few km away. This was one of the few temples where you could climb the actual stone steps (many others... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This temple had the steepest staircases to the towers among the temples we visited! Major restorations were being done on the back portion when we visited so we stayed mostly on the front and top portions.

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Kulim District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

if you visit this place, you should have a strong stamina to climb the ladder that was built here. you will enjoy the beauty of this temple when you reach the most of the top. advised to be careful when alighting from the temple because it is quite slope

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ta Keo temple of another amazing archeological site of Angkor Wat, located adjacent to the immense Angkor Thom, this temple is the right place for beautiful photographs, its peculiarities are the three spire towers that rise above the temple, definitely an attraction do not miss out.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Another temple that you need to climb to the top. Amazing view and very beautiful. Not much people when I was there so big chance to enjoy it by yourself without any noises and very peaceful. The top is very windy and breezy.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Granted, this temple was never completed, it is still developed enough for an interesting experience. The very highest point has a small Buddhist Shrine, with an open ceiling that creates a very dramatic photo opportunity when the sun is at it's highest point. A look out from there gives a decent view of the cambodian jungle as well.

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