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Preah Khan

Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Private Tour: Angkor Wat Ancient Temples Full-Day...
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Ranked #10 of 204 things to do in Siem Reap
Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Biking
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Biking
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The reason why I gave 4/5 is because during my visit much of the Temple was inaccessible due to renovation. They must renovate, they must do whatever possible to save the treasure...but not when I am visiting...you know. From my point of view if you can see only four temples see, this one, Angkor Wat, Bayon and Bantea Srei. Preah... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This ruins amazed me by having a greenish moss growth over grey rock, but also som reddish residue (iron in the rock?) ... so the pictures I took came out quite colorful. There is also a recently restored structure that has more Greek looking columns. We had a weird run in with a guy in tourist police uniform, first he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Preah Khan's entrance over the moat is as yet untouched by concrete reconstruction and is more beautiful for it, highlights also include the library and the dancing hall, had great fun trying to imitate the dancers poses!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I came to this temple right after seeing the sunrise in Angkor Wat. Which means that the crowds were not out, yet. Also, Preah Khan is a bit further away ("big circle" on the map) so generally not as busy as Ta Prohm etc. This place, hidden in the forest, captivated me. I just sat there for 30 minutes, absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Preah Khan has a lot of green view and the tree growing around the temple ., also make you feel that you are on the heaven that have fresh air and cool weather make me forgot everything ., And this temple make all the tourist can relax 20 minute or 30 minute ,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Preah Khan has the iconic strangler trees growing through the walls and set in amongst the forest. It's not on the day trip so lot less other tourists than the big names. Well worth seeking out with other smaller temples nearby each worth seeing.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Near from Bayon but think being overlooked by many. Dancers on lintels are fabulous, some devatas are said as the finest. Trees through some ruins telling vanity as can be seen in Ta Prohm... It is very different from the other ancient ruins of Angkor even in that you can see many traces of destroyed Budha, conflict of religions in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

When you're in Siem Reap you get to see a fair number of ancient Khmer temples. Whilst Angkor Wat, Bayon and Angkor Thom are great, they also have a small army of people crawling all over no matter what the time. Preah Khan has the iconic strangler fig trees growing through the walls togehter with a beautiful setting in amongst... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great visit here where you really get a sense of history. The building style is fascinating especially when you think that no cement was used yet it has survived for 1,500 years. The detailing on the various artifacts is still in fantastic condition considering its age. Preservation is an ongoing business here. Well worth visiting.....

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Preah Khan is a smaller temple and another of the ones with trees growing up the walls. The carvings are very high quality

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