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“A smaller temple but well worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Banteay Samre

Banteay Samre
Banteay Srei | Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #14 of 96 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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“A smaller temple but well worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

If you are travelling out to Banteay Srei, make sure you visit Samre on the way. Quality over quantity.

Visited December 2012
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“Small temple, less frequently visited”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

This is a nice temple in good condition. It doesn't take long to walk around, but it has some great long corridors and stone work, and far fewer people than most other temples.

Visited December 2012
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“Peaceful temple”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Somewhat off the beaten track this is an interesting temple that attracts relatively few visitiors so it is a pleasure to discover.

Visited November 2012
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“Incredible carvings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The most detailed carvings are to be found on the pink sandstone encased temple. It has been roped off to protect the carvings, which makes it feel more distant and not as up close and personal as it was in earlier years, but still a marvel to behold. Smaller and easy to navigate, but a bit of a drive from Siem Reap and most of the Angkor complex but worth it if you have time, which you should make for this awesome place.

Visited June 2012
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Hong Kong
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“Restored”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This place was a welcomed visit, a restored temple and barely a crowd. We would certainly recommend this temple.

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