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Angkor Thom

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #6 of 96 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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Javea, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

While the Normans were building the White Tower at the Tower of London, on the other side of the world the Khmers were building the city of Ankor and the temples therein. What a difference. This is one of the four temples/temple complexes we visited and being here truly does transport you back in time. In general it is worth... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

It is worth visiting the area with a guide. Pay a little extra and get a guide and a driver. It costs USD20 per day to visit any of the Temples. Or pay USD40 for a week pass, to visit any of the Temples. Is best to stretch your visits over 3 days or more as it gets hot and... More

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Corlette, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

To walk through the gates into another world is not to be missed. Be taken back in time to witness how life was. To see and wonder how these magnificence structures were built.

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Loved this temple, the faces in the walls make this very unique and a must see, wasnt too busy so plenty of photo opportunities, there was a nun in there when we was there and she blessed us and gave us a bracelet, do not miss this place!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Amazing four faces of tower of the temples are just incredible and carving on the wall of the temple. I have no word to describe enough about.

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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... Perfect scenic gate before entering Bayon and the elephant terrace, and the old angkor palace..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

An awesome place to explore and marvel at. Would love to visit it again, this time taking more time to take in the majesty of it all.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed visiting here as much as Angkor Wat. Best to visit before there and early in the day before it gets too hot.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a huge place with lots of temples. You can easily get lost in this place. Really awesome! I would love to visit again and take more time to see this majestic compound.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is amazing temple must visit in your life, we were really wondering how the people build this massive face ..... all the history is amazing caving on the wall stone ...

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