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.

“Fantastic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bayon Temple

Bayon Temple
Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Update attraction details
Ranked #1 of 104 attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Ancient Ruins
Attraction Details
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Easy to get to from Siemens reap. We rented a rickshaw for the day for 15 US for the whole day. This temple is a must see despite the crowds.

Visited February 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

3,882 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    3,195
    620
    60
    3
    4
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
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“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
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“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
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Shenzhen
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Bayon Temple also viewed

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

Been to Bayon Temple? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

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