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Address: Roluos, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Phone Number: 09089256816
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Built in the late 9th century by Indravarman I, this is the state temple...

Built in the late 9th century by Indravarman I, this is the state temple dedicated to Shiva as Indreshvara.

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Go either really early to avoid the crowds or later in the evening to view the sunset. Intricate set of ruins.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go either really early to avoid the crowds or later in the evening to view the sunset. Intricate set of ruins.

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Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bakong it the group temple that have tree of the temple like Ta Ko, Lolei and Bakong. It is small group closes to Kompong Phluk

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if your there already it is a nice attraction, not as nice as some of the others, but worth an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very different feature from Angkor wat, Bantey and Ta Prohm. This is a great place to take a panoramic view from the outside of the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Angkor Wat early in the morning with our Tuk Tuk Driver who stayed with us all day and he was happy to take us where we wanted to go. Baking is simply amazing to look at and watch the different views as the sun moves around this site.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have enough time then make a 3rd day to the Ruluos Group. There are 3 and Bakong is the biggest and most worth seeing. But if you have enough of temples already from Angkor then it can be skipped.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hotel arranged a leisurely half day tour by tuk-tuk to see this temple and two others, Preah Ko and Lolei located in countryside away from the main Angkor Wat Complex. I did not experience the crowds of tourists associated with Angkor Wat. Prior to arrival I had to purchase a one day ticket at the main Angkor ticket office... More 

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Thank Frances H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking, incredible history, the carvings were amazing. There is a maze of corridors, stairs, so take the time and explore it all. best with a private driver and guide so not pressured to hurry for the sake of the 'tour'. do it at your own pace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of any standard tour of the region. Worth all the trouble. Great pictures and views. Enjoy, enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it is not big as Angkor Thom and not famous as Angkor Wat, i think it is the most special one among all the other temples. The style is very different from them and when you climb up to the highest level of 5 of this temple, you can catch the amazing view!

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