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Angkor Thom

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #6 of 97 attractions in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Ancient Ruins
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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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

its so big and the History...amazing....your mind just boggles to think when these temples were first built then to be lost in the surrounding jungle for 100's of years... so cool

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

all the temples in Siemp Reap if you have the time you have to see. This was like a big pyramid . You are able to see some beautiful sculpted of elephants and more. The humid and the head was not the best but you can keep in your bag ice and towels. You can continued enjoyed this place.

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Angkor Thom is not just one place, as might be assumed by seeing it as one attraction here on Trip Advisor; it's a complex of many wonderful sights that can be seen enjoyed piece-by-piece as time allows. My particular favourites in the Angkor Thom complex are Bayon Temple (of course), Baphuon Temple, and the Terrace of the Leper King. Look... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We are back in Angkor Thom and this city never fail to amaze us.Entering through the south gate, we see work being done to restore the 54 demons and 54 gods flanking the walkway. Lots of tourists taking photos here. A moat surrounds the walled city. Plan to spend a whole day here to marvel at the architectural structures.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Amazing! Large old ruin, perfect picture opportunity! Beautiful architecture and history. A must see when visiting all the temples.Breathtaking!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Loved the intricate faces and climbing up and down the levels of the temple. Simply must see. Get here early and straight after the main temple to avoid the rush. Also go to Bayon temple afterwards.

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Lanai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

That's what Angkor Thom actually means in Khmer and they meant it when this city was built. Wide moat, very tall walls and five gates encase another Khmer marvel. Don't miss the massive smiley face on the south gate. or the bas reliefs and figures at the Terrace of Elephants.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

In some ways this was more impressive than Angkor Watt itself. You can explore the grounds more easily and almost every angle offers views of the numerous faces carved from blocks of stone, especially if you climb the steep stairs to what was once a library library where it is less crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We asked our guide to drive us to the East gate (Ghost Gate) which was clearly not on the itinerary. It was beautiful. It was where the war dead were brought in to Angkor Thom. The East Gate north of the Ghost gate is the Victors gate and it is the East Gate proper ( I think). Both of them... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

It is really fantastic what a amazing place. Lots to see and just beautiful. After you finished your tour you can also see monkey around the temple..

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