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Phnom Bakheng

7 Makara Street, Wat Bo Village | Salakamreuk Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 12 326 371
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Phnom Bakheng served as the temple mountain of the first city of Angkor. Elephants can take you from the bottom to the top of Phnom Bakheng Mountain.
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7 Makara Street, Wat Bo Village | Salakamreuk Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 12 326 371
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently went to Phnom Bakheng as the last stop of the mini circuit tour. It was very special to view a sunset over the Cambodian rain forest sitting on the ruins of an 1,000 year old temple. Travel hints: -Arrive early because they only...More

Thank yedra78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a temple that requires walking. We were not able to go for the sunset on the previous day, so we came back for the next day. Nothing much too see. Recommended for sunset viewing.

Thank Sadicay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked up to see the sunset, apparently they only let around 300 people everyday. So was there by 230-3pm when sunset was at 6pm. Short hike up, not that steep at all. Was super sunny at the bottom, by the time we got to the...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunset view make me feel relax and enjoy my moment of love. Recommended for couple journey. Great....

Thank charlesfrancis7878
Reviewed August 5, 2017

It is the most popular spot for local and international tourists because they watch the most beautiful view around the mountain and include sunrise and sunset also and please do not forget to visit during your holiday here.

Thank Kosorl
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Don't encourage the elephant ride. Just avoid it. It is just a mere 10 minutes hike up the hill. Get there early, pack some drinks and food. Spend about an hour waiting for the sunset. It is breathtaking (literally, from the hike lol).

Thank Harley_Rider_883
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

If you are planning to go and see the sunset, i would not really recommend it since the top is not able to see Angkor Wat with the sunset view. The wait is likely to be around one to two hours, and it is hot...More

Thank Lap Fu I
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Before u can enjoy the sunset, u need to climb up to the top of mountain, there is a temple "Phnom Bakheng". It's not only view for sunset but also a view of Angkor Wat temple. U can either walk or ride an elephant to...More

Thank Mavis L
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

People everywhere. Overcrowded. Weather dependent on a sunset. Only very small of views of Angkor Wat but it was covered by trees and a crane the temple itself was underwhelming as well. Also, don't be one of those tourists that rides an elephant to the...More

1  Thank adventuring-two
Reviewed May 7, 2017

WE didn't ride the elephant because most of my friends said it is cruel to the elephants. So, we just pass there without trying to ride on them. It seems we shouldn't encourage this business if possible.

1  Thank cpcog
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Response from Fiona P | Reviewed this property |
At the mountain foot, here are stores with seats if you buy drinks there. But please be reminded that, if you got knee injury, it is more difficult for you the climb up the steep stairs of the temples of Angkor city and... More