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Angkor Thom

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples Full-Day Tour...
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Ranked #6 of 97 Attractions in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Owner description: This magnificent inner royal city was built by the end of the 12th century and is renowned for its temple grounds and towering southern gate.
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Along with Bayon and some other small temples it composes a sub complex inside the Angkor temples. The images you you get touch your heart for their beauty and history. No to miss it, of course!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Angkor Thom was the capital city and it included some of our favorite sites. The Victory Gate / Way was one of our favorites. There are statues of demons on the left and statues of gods on the right, depicting the churning of the sea of milk and subsequent battle between the two. (The gods - the Devas - win).... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Perhaps the most interesting . Just be prepared to walk . This was the capital of Jayavarman VII empire.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Perillulous steps and plenty of them, not for the less than agile. This temple is much smaller than the mighty Angkor Wat and is even more impressive if that is possible.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Make sure you leave enough time to visit this city and explore all the various sites within. It was even larger than Angkor Wat and one begins to appreciate how advanced the Khmer civilisation was back in the10th/11th centuries.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I liked the temple there and the Elephant Terrace and the 12 towers on the ground. A must see. It is a very big area to view many different structures.

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Holland Patent, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Considering the construction techniques available in the 12th century, one has to be struck by the amount of work that went into not only constructing the temples and other structures in this site, but also the intricate carvings. Be prepared for lots of walking and climbing. Go early in the day. By 3pm, we found the heat and humidity exhausting.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

This large city space is now quite devoid of its original buildings so you need a bit of imagination to fully appreciate it. The city walls and moat remain impressive as well as the 5 gates, albeit they are only shadows of their former glory. Same for the 2 terraces.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Here, in the middle of the jungle, where no restoration has taken place, stands the most spiritual place, where nature and buildings stand hand in hand and where the imagination can run riot at the naturalness of it all. Again, shame about the humans climbing all over it. Close your eyes, and then try and look above them!

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Book a guide through Heritage suites hotel. The guide had so much to say and was very interesting to listen to

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