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Bayon Temple

Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Private Tour: Angkor Wat Ancient Temples Full-Day...
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Ranked #3 of 78 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The temple encompasses Hindu & Buddhist work and makes it into one. Its beautiful and well maintained. Lot of opportunities to take selfies and pics. Don't miss it.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

take your time to send time in bayon temple. this is the one with giant Faces, our guide said it is better to start the daily tour with bayon...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is part of the short tour, which sounds like the easiest but its the longest. Be sure to buy the 3 day or 7 day pass, same price $40. That way if the heat or walking get to you, you can re-visit. This place covered a lot of ground and I didnt get to see it all. Also, I... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Some relatively unknown temples in India are much more beautiful and have more intricate carvings. Was a bit disappointed, must be because I saw the best first. One such is the temple near Aurangabad, called the kailasnath temple, hewn out of a single rock. Definitely a must see. Another one is a Jain temple in mount Abu called dilwada. It... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I really liked it because there was much more room to look around at Bayon and the faces and carvings were amazing- like nothing I had never seen before. Just make sure to remain culturally sensitive and especially to cover your shoulders. Taking your hat off in temples is also respectful. Make sure you wear sunscreen if you get easily... More 

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Singapore
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Restoration work is done splendidly and the view from the top is breathtaking. The reliefs on the walls that depict the history of the Khmer empire are in excellent condition. From the upper terrace of the temple, it is hard for one to not be awestruck by the gigantic faces and the amount of work that has gone into its... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Fascinating fine work, one of the most impressive temple in the world. Was able to connect with this place and spend time watch the temple with disbelief. Much is done and still in progress with restoration and much appreciate the funding of other foreign countries and the effort put it. Delicate work is carried out while it's historical values and... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

my favourite of all, simply amazing, intricate carvings and complex, compact place that takes you by surprise at every turn

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Cornwall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Compared to Angkor Wat this was realy quiet and tranquil with equal wow factor if somewhat smaller. Well worth going too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Couldn't gain access as had my shoulders uncovered, so wear a t-shirt... Other than that, you can walk around it and explore the nearby temples

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