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“A not to be missed temple” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Banteay Samre

Banteay Samre
Banteay Srei | Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #15 of 195 things to do in Siem Reap
Arroyo Grande, California
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“A not to be missed temple”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

If you're headed out to Banteay Srei, then don't miss Banteay Samre. It's a nice little temple that is worth a visit because of its uniqueness. One of the great things is that it's generally not overrun with tourists.

While you're there, take some time in the village nearby, Prey Dak, It's a great place to enjoy traditional Cambodian noodles in the morning, shop for baskets and other handicrafts, or watch them make palm sugar.

Visited July 2013
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“Part of a long day”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

If you are getting tired and want to miss some temples you could omit this one. Still interesting but nothing over and above many of the other temples. Worth doing if you still have energy and determination!

Visited August 2013
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“loved this”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

this was a wonderful contrast to angkor wat--not that there was anything wrong with angkor wat!
the sandstone was an interesting difference, and the intricacy of design of the sandstone itself was fascinating.

Visited June 2013
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“A smaller temple which we saw on our way back to Siem Reap”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

A smaller temple which we saw on our way back to Siem Reap after visiting Banteay Srei and Kbal Spean. Not many tourists. As with other temples good carvings and interesting structures. Go with a guide and take hat and water.

Visited June 2013
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“Cycling”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Cycling pass big circle Angkor area
through to Banteay Samre.
It's a pair of Banteay Srey.
Compare both difference design but both are small small temple.
Not many tourist there as Banteay Srey.

Visited April 2013
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