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Address: Ankor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Wow, how tall is it ?

Temple Mountain is how they describe this and they are not wrong. Lots of stairs to reach the top and the scale of this place is impressive. Temple mountain indeed !!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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329 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of climbing, but worth the effort. You get a different view of the temples from this relatively unrestored one. The climb is good and relatively easy.

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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first, one will be wary to think that they can climb up the steep stairs of the temple. But me and my boyfriend got curious and let our "seize the moment" attitude reside. First of all, make sure you are wearing the right clothes and shoes when exploring the place- for your safety. We size up the stairs if... More 

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Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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331 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Built at the turn of the first Millennia AD by King Jayavaraman V, the story behind this behemoth of a temple is almost as striking as the pyramid shaped historic gargantuan itself. The temple was initially built to pay tribute to the God Of War Shiva, however after the death of Jayavaraman V a series of unfortunate events caused the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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405 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Temple Mountain is how they describe this and they are not wrong. Lots of stairs to reach the top and the scale of this place is impressive. Temple mountain indeed !!

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Thank highburychampion
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130 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views from the top of this temple. A bit of a climb in the heat and a quite scary climb down (for me in any case) but definately worth it. Wear sensible shoes i saw people wearing platforms!?

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Angeles
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One look at Ta Keo and my knees complained:) According to a very reliable source, our adventurous son, it's a great view from the highest point. I highly suggest you climb it if you're able. It certainly looks impressive from the ground.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This one off the unfinished temples The steps to climb this are almost at 90 degrees at the front , but to the right and down the side there is another set of steps that are not as step , but not by much. Remembering when you climb up you have to climb down. This is not a very busy... More 

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Thank wotssup
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a full day private tour of the temples with an English speaking guide. This temple was towards the end of the day. There were many (many) very steep stairs to climb up (and down) to get to the top of the temple but the view, once up there, was great. there was less carving and decoration on this... More 

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Selangor, Malaysia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a tall temple that requires climbing. The climb is worth the scenery at the top. Steeps are small and steep so be careful while climbing.

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Iowa
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417 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic temple, 5 levels up to the top and you climb the steep steep stairs all the way. My 8 year old loved it, and so did my wife and I. The climb is well worth it! Like many sites, try to do it early before it gets hot. There is no shade on the climb up.

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