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Kbal Spean

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Address: Angkor | Kulen Hills, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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11th-century relief carvings line the stream beds along this series of...

11th-century relief carvings line the stream beds along this series of waterfalls.

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Escape from the temples

We got here just before midday , it was really peaceful and a nice change from viewing temples. It is however not for the feint hearted. There is a 1.6km walk to the top over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lee H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got here just before midday , it was really peaceful and a nice change from viewing temples. It is however not for the feint hearted. There is a 1.6km walk to the top over rough terrain and a lot of climbing. However when you get to the top you're greeted by a lovely waterfall and some nice ancient carvings.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The day I went here, there was no water running in the stream. So may be that is why I don't like it much. Only good part that day was the Hike that we did to reach this place.

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Thank VibhoreJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK if you want to see something different, and the drive through villages was spectacular. The1500m walk uphill over boulders, logs, tree roots, though muddy streams wasn't easy. Carvings in rock in a stream and waterfall were spectacular. Wet season, so most were hidden, but saw enough to get the idea.

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Thank barb23Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

such a beautiful hike up the mountain. not for the weak for sure, you are walking a fairly long distance and the trail just seems to be an old riverbed. once at the top there is a beautiful river with carvings in and around it.. we spent about 45 minutes at the top just exploring our way down the river.... More 

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Thank daniel k
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is well worth the drive and walk it is about Siem Reap and then a 1.5 kilometre walk up a bit of a steep incline wand some parts rocky . runners will do as footwear but some do it in thongs. take water but there is a esky half way there selling water. very interesting site and downhill back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is far from Siem reap town. The walk upto the 1000 lingas is around 1600m, which took me around an hour to reach ( with occasional stops to catch my breath!! ). The carvings are beautiful though and worth visiting. Would suggest to apply a good mosquito repellent (was bit by a few mosquitoes on my way up)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sensational trip to this place which was a bit of a drive from Siem reap. About 90 minutes. Some interesting carvings in the riverbed of the 1000 lingas. The highlight being the swim in the waterfall which was a cracker. Watch out for the nibbly fish!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is far away from the central of Siem Reap, about 50 km. The location is on the a hill. You need to enter a jungle with high trees and many big stone and walk about 1.5 km. You will see small waterfalls there. It is good for exercising since to reach there is not easy if you are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kbal Spean was not as great as the Angkor Wat or other Temples. Don't expect too much about it. You may bring your swim wear for enjoying the little waterfall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the trek to the river of the thousand lingas is absolutely fantastic. you are surrounded by beautiful trees with their hanging roots making pathways on the ground. the river with its stone carvings on the river bed is magical.

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