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Angkor Thom

Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Angkor Temples Small-Group Tour
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Private Tour: Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples...
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Ranked #5 of 204 things to do in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This magnificent inner royal city was built by the end of the 12th...
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We came after Angkor early in the morning. I can honestly say this place was huge, fascinating, full of history and as the day went by, we were hot and tired!! Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and have water. We didnt do the elephant ride as we didn't know the exact conditions of the establishment ($20 US dlls for... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We liked the feeling of being in something holy, ancient, and rediscovered after centuries of being 'lost'. We enjoyed the creativity of its builders, and the piety of its designers.

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Arlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Fascinating living area for 1 million people at its peak. Amazing freezes and architecture. One could spend a whole day just visiting this area and the elephant terrace, side buildings et.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This area includes gems like the Bayon, the terraces of elephants / leper king, Phimeanakas, Baphuon and more ... there are elephant rides being offered and if you get there early, you can possibly see a bunch of monkeys, which are more shy than I had thought (compared with i.e. temple visits in Nepal) and not as greedy-grabby as others... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Take the time to visit all the various temple sites. We had a great guide from AMA Waterways who was very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

my favorite of the temples I saw. I could spend hours taking photographs at this temple. The faces in the towers are just amazing and there are so many little turns and corridors it is built for exploration. Note that it is also very easy to get separated from your group. You can't get eternally lost, but you can certainly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Was part of a private tour, with a private guide, who explained to us all the interesting and cultural aspect of the site. The site is unique and a lot of ancient civilization's architecture to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Very impressive. It is always exciting to enter a temple complex and the south gate of Angkor Thom was the first we ventured through. It has left a lasting impression. It is worth a walk around the outer walls if you have the time, less tourists and very peaceful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Take water and fruit, tipping is tricky, locals work hard to earn $3 a day so handing over a US$1 to a child disrupts the economy. Give charitable gifts to old people for it to get to the greatest number.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Amazingly beautiful and very very large Temple and surroundings. Each gate is unique and beautiful. The carvings and walkways are amazing and beautiful. This and all the other Temples in the Archaeological Park are all a 'must see', I suggest you buy a 3 day pass at least. Also remember to have $US to purchase your passes.

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