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Baphuon Temple

Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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“steep climb” (23 reviews)
“long walkway” (11 reviews)
Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is located between bayon and terrace of elephants. Not much crowded, but a very beautiful temple and make sure you go to top. The temple can be approached through a causeway which is built on symmetrically aligned pillars, hatsoff to craftsmen on building such...More

Thank Rakesh P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Baphuon temple is next to Bayon temple after crossing a road. It is beautiful and very much less crowded when we are there during lunch time. We climb up to the top and love the views! However, do read some info on Baphuon before you...More

Thank lay81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss visiting the Baphuon when you are at Angkor Thom. The entrance causeway is impressive and the views from the top amazing! It's definitely worth the hike up to the top to take it all in!

Thank southgreen2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Baphuon Temple is in Angkor Thom city just northwest of the very popular Bayon Temple. It just outside the trees immediately behind the Terrace of the Leper Kings and the Terrace of the Elephants. Baphuon is worth the hike because of its impressive setting and...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Temple for Lord Shiva. Structures are gorgeous. Make sure you hv proper shoes to climb the steep stairs. Unfortunately all the statues had been destroyed. Nevertheless it's definitely a MUST see.

Thank Bel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter Baphuon Temple by the bridge and climb all the stairs up for that ancient view! Worth a visit definitely!!!

Thank aneeltamivee
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Another great temple with a fantastic bridge right up to the temple within the walls of the Angkor Thom. The temple is tiered and is a steep climb to the top levels. Do look out for the absolutely huge reclining Buddha at the back of...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

It's like entering a big stage of fashion show. You will see a very long runway before the main temple of Baphuon. I think this is the one and only temple that has a unique walkway entrance.

Thank fery12022000
Reviewed August 9, 2017

A ruined temple worth visiting when you are at Siem Reap, with the magnificent carvings and stories behind it.

Thank Roy F
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Prasat baphuon is the part of Angkor Group and many tourists visit this Prasat because it is so awesome place and around the Prasat a lot of trees and it is so natural place fot eco tourism and they enjoy visiting there. If you have...More

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November 9, 2016|
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Response from forestgraham | Reviewed this property |
Some of the trees that intertwined with the ruins, strangling the gates are ancient figs. I'm not suggesting that these are the trees you observed but it might not be a bad place to start.