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Angkor Archaeological Park

Treng Village , Slor Kram Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #3 of 96 Attractions in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: National Parks, Historic Sites
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Home to Angkor Wat, one of the largest religious complexes in the world, and a stunning array of 9th to 13th century temples built by the kings of the... more » Owner description: Home to Angkor Wat, one of the largest religious complexes in the world, and a stunning array of 9th to 13th century temples built by the kings of the Khmer Empire. The Angkor Archaeological Park is breathtaking, and still the principal draw for every visitor to Siem Reap. « less
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Activities for older children
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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Amazing site and absolute must see in a life time. Ticket prices are not cheap and services could be better (including having audio guides for instance for rental). It's quite time consuming to visit. 2-3 days are needed for a proper visit. Major/main sites can be seen in one day, but it'd be very tiring.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We took the 3 days pass and it absolutely paid off. Recommend to go their by bike giving you a more direct (and independent) encounter with the park.... The park provides sufficient temples /sights to explore for > 1 week ...

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Good for history and architecture buffs, a photographer's heaven... Highly recommended... Good to have a guide here to explain the scriptures on the walls of the perimeter surround it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I have always been interested with ancient civilizations, and as with great ancient structures, Angkor Wat lives up to it's legendary name. I still could not fathom how it's built! How large the whole complex was and how tall the towers & walls were, up to the intricate carvings on the stone walls...simply breathtaking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Another awesome place for exploring. So much to check out that the one hour I spent on it was simply not enough. Definitely worth a second visit.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Since at least 20 years I´ve had Angkor in my bucket Llist... It didm´t disappoint me!!! The place is astonishing... and not only Angkor, but also all the ruins in the area. Camboya is really a place to go! It´s people, the food, the sightseeings on the rice fields... the food are part of an incredible experience!

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This place is amazing. The trees have grown to overtake the buildings. It is both beautiful and eerie. You can see why they make movies like Lara Croft and the Tomb Raiders in this area. You could not conceive of a better set for this type of adventure movie.

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Willow Vale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

So much to see! Worth getting a guide for the day - the average cost per day is $25US and they are definitely worth the money. You learn so much more about the architecture and history that you would by wandering aimlessly by yourself.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

if you do not know the history of the place, and you dont take with you a guider, its kind of waste of time.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Spent three days traveling around the park (two days on bicycle--one on the mini loop and one to the Roluos Group; and one by tuk-tuk to catch the sunrise over Angkor Wat) and loved every minute. There are so many temples to see, so many stairs to climb (haha) and if you can I really recommend doing it in three... More

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