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Angkor Thom

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #8 of 105 attractions in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Ancient Ruins, Amusement/ Theme Parks
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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South Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

The walled city of Angkor Thom was once populated by more than one million people. You will marvel at the eerie stone heads and the evocative bas-reliefs of the Bayon temple, the central structure of Angkor Thom. Move on to the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King. It is well worth having a authorised guide who... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

This is the site of the ancient royal city and consists of a few main temples and many smaller ruins within the city walls. The city is around 9 square km's and makes for excellent exploring. The main temples are great, but start wandering away from the masses and you'll find some hidden treasures with no one else in site.... More

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Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This site contains the Bayon temples, the Elephant terrace and other interesting constructions. It is probably the second most visited temple complex next to Angkor Wat. Go early to avoid the crowds and be sure to check out the other temples in the surrounding area.

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uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Amazing place where visitors will take hundreds of photos. Loved it. Like at Angkor Wat, we were pestered with unofficial guides that charge extortionate amounts of money for a poor service. We never used a guide but suggest if you want a guide use an official one...

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

This is the temple of the faces. You'll love the contraction of it all. Very spectacular and different from Ankor Wat. Since its a Buddhist temple.

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

An amazing site that must not be missed. The craftsmanship just blows your mind. Take your time to absorb the history and serenity.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This was the first temple we looked at on our first day, from the outside it does not look that impressive, but that was the side we approached from, once inside you have to just keep looking around and you see more and more little nooks and faces.

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Bern
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A good friend always told me not to miss Angkor Thom, that it was even more worth seeing than Angkor Wat. Of course my hopes were all up and I was quite disappointed. Besides Banyon the rest of the temple complex (it's huge, consists of mores sights) was OK. Considering that there are some really fabulous other less known sights... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

One of the 3 main temples to see in the park, would be a shame if you missed this as it brings more history and stories.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Some more amazing temples. The whole complex is just incredible. The views from the top of the temples are amazing.

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