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“Terrace of great sculptures” 4 of 5 stars
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Terrace of the Leper King
Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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“Terrace of great sculptures”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2011

The sculptures on the terrace are fine but you can only see them once you proceed into the inner wall, hidden by the outer wall. I nearly missed the best part of it due to the exhaustion. So, please keep in mind that the best of the terrace is hidden inside and cannot be seen outside (not like Terrace of the Elephants).

The terrace is located adjacent to Terrace of the Elephants, and nearby Baphuon and the Royal Palace. Khleang and Prasat Suor Prat are located just opposite the terrace. So, you can allocate one to two hours to walk around the area. For more information about my trip to Siem Reap and Angkor Archaeological Park, pls visit my blog at:
http://bettyandlingshing.blogspot.com/2010/12/phnom-bakheng-and-baphuon.html

Visited December 2010
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“Incredibly Beautiful Bas Reliefs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2010

The Leper King Terrace is located in the NW corner of Angkor Thom and holds a treasure trove of amazingly well preserved bas reliefs which just have to be seen to be believed. The inner walls with the hidden reliefs are accessed by steps leading down into the corridors which are lined with nagas and dieties of the underworld. At top the terrace sits a replica statue of the Hindu god Yama (the God of Death). Half an hour is ample time to tour this site and take some very memorable photos of the skills & craftsmanship of these ancient people.

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“Don't Miss the Inner Corridor!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2008

I could see how one could miss the awesome inner bas reliefs of the terrace of the leper king beings that there's so many awesome stuff around causing distractions. Make sure you go explore the corridor just behind the main wall!

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