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Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Peaceful and charming - our second favourite temple!

Preah Khan just has a charm about it that had us hooked straight away. Yes, Angkor Wat is very impressive but it almost felt too 'perfect'. The tumble-down nature of Preah Khan... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Preah Khan just has a charm about it that had us hooked straight away. Yes, Angkor Wat is very impressive but it almost felt too 'perfect'. The tumble-down nature of Preah Khan really made us appreciate just how old it is and how special it is. It's also much quieter than the likes of Ta Prohm.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This temple, though not as majestic as the Angkor, is definitely worth your visit. Largely unrestored, Preah Khan is charming in its own way. You would not imagine how this was once a Buddhist university some 800-900 years ago. Adding to its charm is the growth of the kapok/spung tree in its walls. What made my visit more special were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This magnificent temple beside the river is simply awesome! There are garudas everywhere so don't miss that photo op with them. This temple is rich in history and the only sad part of the tour is seeing the defacement and abomination done by poachers and raiders. I hope they got their karma. Nevertheless, do not miss this temple!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Preah Khan is another must-see temple in Angkor. It has its own mystique. There weren't many tourists when we went there in the morning so it was a good time to explore. It took us about an hour to go around the temple. The huge trees growing among the temple ruins was quite a sight. The only thing that we... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I really love that place during I visit for my photography shooting really beautiful temple with big tree that you can find my pictures in here too.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very serene with a huge lake. Not so much to see, but beautiful all the same. The lotus flowers growing in the lake were stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you aren't tempted out you should go here. Not as busy as some of the main temples. You can wander and feel slightly Indiana jones

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a very beautiful, as are all, but also a very interesting temple. The architechture is different from most of the other ones. This one was built for King Jayavarman VII father. As opposed to Ta Prohm that he built for his mother. The temple is huge and it is a ground temple with alot of rooms, so make... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

the entire anka wot site is worth visiting one day was enough for us you can pourchase a multi day pass though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This another of the massive Angkor temples. It has big entrance gateway that leads to a structure that seems to held together by two massive cutdown trees on its top. It seems to be easy to get lost inside the main structure because of the symmetry of its passages. A must visit if you're in Sieam Reap.

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