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Bayon Temple

Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Type: Ancient Ruins
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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

wandered all over it and to say it was overwhelming and worth the visit for my daughter it was also being able to pat elephants and see wild monkeys nearby was a bonus

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New Delhi, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I love this temple the most. so many hand carved Buddha statues still intact. The tour guides are most helpful and even take photos for you

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Kentucky
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

climbs to top and temple was closed for repairs.. beautiful area here i walk all the time i was here..

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Windermere, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Wonderful architecture but spoiled by behaviour of many tourists who do not respect this as a temple!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Ancient architecture is WOW. Raining season, be careful with your step as the floor is slippery. Careful with your head as many of the walkways have low ceiling .

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Easily my favourite temple in the Angkor region. Angkor Wat is big but the Bayon Temple was amazing. Get there early to avoid crowds

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Just adore the carving, history, mystery & the inviting smiles. It get's quite hot so apart from a hat etc invest in a hand fan - it's a lifesaver! Always be respectful & take a shawl and not too short shorts for the ladies. otherwise early morn is beautiful but it closes 530pm so no sunset pics unfortunately

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Angkor Wat is, of course, the main attraction but for me, this temple was just amazing with all of those faces looking down at you. It really is picture-set perfect. If only we could get large Chinese tourist groups and their guides to be a little less noisy and behave in a slightly less obtrusive manner. Not the first time... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Bayon Temple is best for the tourism around the word to visit in South Asia. Prasat Bayon or as we normally know it, the Bayon temple is one of the most spectacular central temple of the Angkor city of Cambodia. It was built around the early 13th century by the Mahayana Buddhist king Jayavarman VII. Later after the king’s death,... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

One of the top 5 temples in Siem Reap. Well worth the visit. Must walk up to the top tower for the view over the area.

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