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Ta Keo

Ankor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 10 444 498
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“steep climb” (17 reviews)
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Ankor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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+855 10 444 498
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"steep climb"
in 17 reviews
"mountain temple"
in 6 reviews
"left unfinished"
in 4 reviews
"mount meru"
in 5 reviews
"tall temple"
in 3 reviews
"step pyramid"
in 2 reviews
"ta prohm and angkor thom"
in 2 reviews
"impressive structure"
in 2 reviews
"coming down"
in 2 reviews
"khmer temple"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 5 reviews
"small circle"
in 2 reviews
"great temple"
in 5 reviews
"sandstone"
in 13 reviews
"height"
in 11 reviews
"unfit"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

steep climb to the top of the temple. my wife gor scared and didnt make it up. on top there is NO great view as the temple is not high enough to be above the trees. thus, all you see is the trees in front...More

Thank Denis S
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

This is how this temple is also known. Being a Hindu temple, it is different from nearby Ta Prohm and Ta Nei. It is the less decorated of them, nobody knows the reason why it remains unfinished. It's a five tiers pyramid temple, a step...More

Thank catalin s
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Not great for a 4 year old. My son and I did not go the the top. The staircase is very steep. But this is still worth a visit with high walls and if you get to the top great views.

Thank SerahO
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

This is temple is best known for being one of the tallest at Angkor... with approx. four steep stairways consisting of more than a hundred steps that go all the way to the top tower. It provides good climbing "exercise" for visitors to this temple....More

Thank ekeat79
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Ta Keo is the first temple built entirely in sandstone and as such serves as a milestone in Khmer history. The temple remains unfinished, yet the actual reason for its no completion is unknown. The steps leading to the upper most tier is pretty steep...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Ta keo is certainly not the most famous temple on the small circuit, but is still very interesting due to its monumental aspect. Climbing to the upper terrace may reveal difficult for some people, especially if the burning sun of Cambodia is shining. Bring some...More

Thank CPJD00
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

This temple is included in the small circle tour of Angkor. You can climb the temple. Great views from up there. The stairs are steep, though, so be careful. It’s also very hot if you visit around noon. It takes some of the pleasure away.

Thank Lars S
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

This one is a driveby at the moment. You can see people inside, but it's only staff of the restoration crew. A steep staircased temple that would be worth exploring once they re-open it.

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Reviewed February 6, 2018

One of the tallest monuments of Angkor, the Ta Keo is a mountain temple build by Jayavarman V, found a little East of Angkor Thom. Its five sanctuaries are placed on top of a 22 meter high five stepped pyramid, from where there are good...More

Thank chanthophotographer
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

It has five sanctuary towers arranged in a quincunx, built on the uppermost level of five-tier pyramid consisting of overlapping terraces, a step pyramid, surrounded by moat, as a symbolic depiction of Mount Meru. Its particularly massive appearance is due to the absence of external...More

Thank Mehul_Kirit_Shah
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