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Preah Khan

Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #6 of 79 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
Activities: Biking
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
Activities: Biking
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Manila, Philippines
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116 reviews 116 reviews
76 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Remember this temple as the flat and very long Temple. Marvelous Greek like ruins and a few trees like the ones in the tomb raider temple can be outside the main temple. Inside this temple is fairly long passageway. Going through this narrow walkway, you will have the chance to get a photo opportunity. A local cop will offer to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Beautiful temple surrounded by Amazing Nature . Great morning light ! A must see for people who have enough time . Enter from one side and exit from the opposite side if possible

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Kuala Lumpur
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Initially I was a little sceptical of this temple. However, when I stepped in it, I admit I was amazed by the abundance of shivalingams which symbolises shiva in Hinduism. They were everywhere but sadly in broken state. Nevertheless, there were 2 in good conditions. I would strongly recommend this temple to those who wish to ancient ruins of shiva... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Preah Khan is a little more out of the way meaning that you get less people in a huge temple. It's a great place and it took me about an hour to fully explore (even then I must have left out loads of details). It's amazing seeing how a portion of the temple is steeped in Buddhist traditions (bigger doors)... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Preah Khan is so magical, it is my favourite temple.. not as crowded as the main temple. If you go alone, like other temples there will be locals wanting to show you around and expecting pay at the end, I gave $5 to the Cambodian that showed me around, totally worth it coming away with some amazing photos and load... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was great. I spent a week in Siem Reap and really feel that Preah Khan was my favourite place. It is more than a temple. I has a has the dimensions of a town. There are so many photo ops here. It is less crowded and therefore has more of a magical feel....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

It is one of the Buddhist monastery built by Javarman 7 in the late 12 century. It combined Buddhist and Hinduist shrines, there are many beautiful sculptures hidden in the fallen piles of stones.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is by far one of my favorite ruin complexes in the world. The main corridor is open and walkable, but once you go down any of the side halls you end up on a massive ruined temples that not only scare off 99% of the tourist, but is incredibly exhilarating to explore.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I liked getting out of the area to see this temple. It was pretty quite when we were there so I liked that as well. It is interesting to see the construction here it has a large "avenue" approaching the site with lion statues which I felt was really interesting. This definitely was worth the drive.

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Southeastern U.S.
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a temple where you can experience the glorified state of ruin that time and nature have brought about to this temple that dates to the 12th century. Here they have been both cautious and respectful with restoration efforts. They prefer to maintain things "as is" as opposed to making mistakes in restoration that might not be accurate. Here... More 

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