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“An Insight into Cambodian Life...800 years ago” 5 of 5 stars
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Bayon Temple
Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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“An Insight into Cambodian Life...800 years ago”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

With its stone reliefs depicting life. Bayon temple is a must and needs to be visited with a guide to get the most out of the engravings depicting social and historical events in ancient Cambodia.

Visited January 2013
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“Trip to Bayon Temple”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This place is a must see in Cambodia. I saw it after spending a day at Angkor Wat, but it was well worth the trip. Don't miss the black buddah just around the corner.

Visited February 2013
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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“Probably my favorite temple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

As a tour leader, i have visited many temples many times in Angkor, and Bayon is definitely one of my favorites. It's the most for sure the most picturesque temple, especially for its enigmatic smiling faces you can approach very closely.

Visited November 2012
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“Really nice... go there by bike and go climb around...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Really nice... go there by bike and go climb around...
Less crowded than Angkor and really beautiful!

Visited February 2013
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“Extraordinary!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Nothing can prepare you for the detail and scale of this building which you are still allowed to get really up close to. Go before it gets roped off!

Visited February 2013
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