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Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Half-Day Ta Prohm and Banteay Kdei Tour
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Angkor Temples Small-Group Tour

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Unexpected serene beauty

The stop by the road is just in front of the wonderful east door to Banteay Kdei, so the small flat terrace on the other side does not look like much. But after few steps up, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The stop by the road is just in front of the wonderful east door to Banteay Kdei, so the small flat terrace on the other side does not look like much. But after few steps up, the view over the man-made reservoir is stunning. The small boat landing is a fittingly elegant spot from where to admire the serene reflection... More 

Thank RayAnh72
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for sunrise and it was beautiful! Hardly anyone there it is an absolute must. it is 12km outside of Siem reap however so if you're cycling like we did give yourself plenty of time but it is well worth the effort

Thank Emma H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We been in Srah Srang while having a stopover for lunch in a restaurant within its vicinity. Locals said that Srah Srang is an uncrowded alternative spot for Angkor Wat during sunrise.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We visited Srah Srang at the very end of the dry season, making the mistake of planning to watch the sunset over the pool. Well, the pool was empty due to the drought so the magnificence of this sight did not come to it's full potential. Many guides say that there's always water in Srah Srang but that is not... More 

Thank holvikallio
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I really don't think there is much to see. It is simply a huge empty pool. I won't regret if I miss it.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The use of this lake is nowhere explained, pity you cannot read anything about it around (the design, date of construction, idea, use). Anyway, itis nice to find some shade and look over water, if there is some in the reservoir. A local village is near, and there are also some local restaurants. The path you can walk is not... More 

Thank Lillemusen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

It is a man made lake. Nothing to see. If you are here for history maybe you could read up on how it was useful centuries ago.

Thank charles g
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

A lovely place to see the sunrise. It's a reservoir (constructed in the 10th century) which faces east if you are sitting on the landing stage at the western end - this is the stone area with naga balustrades and a couple of guardian lions. The morning we visited there were at most 20 other people - probably at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

If you want a stunning sunrise without the crowds at the Angkor Wat this is the place - much quieter (10-20 people) and wonderful colours reflected in the pools. Hang around afterwards to explore the Eastern Barray - it will be cool and you'll have most of the temples to yourself!

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Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

The lake itself is striking to behold but it is crowded with sales people if approached from the Banteay Kdei entrance. If you approach from the south by first visiting Bat Chum Temple and walking or cycling through the nature trail you can visit the most relaxed area of the giant lake and enjoy your lunch in peace. The trail... More 

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