We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“One of my favourites” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei
National Road No. 6a, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
Top Rated
$385*
and up
3-Day Siem Reap Tour: Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Bayon...
Ranked #9 of 196 things to do in Siem Reap
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: This 10th-century complex consists of low walls instead of the typical spires of Angkor.
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
48 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“One of my favourites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

The pink sandstone sets this apart as well as it's well preserved carvings. We found having a guide added to the experience by explaining the history and culture associated with each temple.

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

2,690 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1,926
    602
    138
    17
    7
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Make sure you see this one !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Banteay Srei is certainly worth a visit , it's quite amazing how much more intricate the carvings are. The temple is very small but well worth making the trip out from the popular sites. It took about an hour from the French quarter in our van to reach Banteay Srei , we also included a visit to the butterfly farm and Pre Rup temple on our return.. All up this took about three and a half hours, a lovely way to spend the afternoon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“My favourite of the Temples of Angkor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

For me this was the most beautiful of the Temples of Angkor, and well worth the extra effort (a Tuk Tuk ride through some nice villages). Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm and the Bayon are all impressive but the intricacy and beauty of the carvings at Banteay Srei really blew me away. Well worth the trip!

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Pink temple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Beautiful carvings. Further out from Siem Reap but we felt it was worth a visit. Along the way you will see beautiful countryside of Cambodian farming life. Stopped along the way and saw palm sugar being made. Go there!

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
14 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“One of the nicest temples to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Much smaller than most of its cousins, but worth visiting for its intricate carvings. It's a slightly longer drive but well worth it.

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Banteay Srei also viewed

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
 
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
 

Been to Banteay Srei? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Banteay Srei, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.