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A Khymer Jewel

This is a must do when in E'Sarn, N.E. Thailand. Set atop an extinct volcano with a wonderful vista... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phil P
Melbourne, Australia
Exhilarating and physically demanding.

We arrived just as it started to rain. Late afternoon and starting to get dark. It all added to to... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
David A
Victoria, Australia
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“phanom rung”(38 reviews)
“extinct volcano”(26 reviews)
“historical park”(16 reviews)
This historical park contains some of the country's most extensive Khmer ruins.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Moo 2 | Ta Pek, Chaloem Phra Kiat 31110, Thailand
+66 44 666 251
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All reviews phanom rung extinct volcano historical park angkor wat car park khmer temple temple complex beautiful khmer well worth the trip phnom rung small museum couple of hours main entrance my opinion early morning souvenir shops visit this place
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do when in E'Sarn, N.E. Thailand. Set atop an extinct volcano with a wonderful vista over the surrounding valleys and the rice fields that fill them. The park has been enlarged and refined over the past 35 or so years when...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We arrived just as it started to rain. Late afternoon and starting to get dark. It all added to to the mystique of the place. Have it a spiritual feeling. Have to say it's hard yakka walking all the way. But you can appreciate the...More

Thank David A
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This temple is the smaller version of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, It's not easy to access this temple as path ways are not regular/flat. Wear good shoes, you'll have to climb some stairs too. This temple is difficult to access if you're in a wheel...More

Thank Gaengphed
Reviewed August 1, 2018

From the time you enter this Khmer temple complex , one is impressed with the scale of the structure. the carvings are very well preserved and the complex is very nice well spread out and good for a family outing the stories told by the...More

Thank Gurukohli
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Prasat Hin Panom Rung is about 12km from Prasart Hin Mueang Tum and both can easily be seen on the same day. Tip: it costs THB120 to enter either site, but you can pay THB150 to enter both on the same day. It will take...More

Thank Spire555
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit. Everything is well maintained. The visitors centre is worth seeing even though it had a tree snake loose inside.

Thank Max050750
Reviewed May 10, 2018

It may not have the scale of Angkor Wat but it is still very majestic and sits beautifully in its landscape. We hired a car for a couple of days and did a driving tour of the points of interest. Well worth it and pretty...More

Thank Wilko1022
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing temple dating back to the 10th and 13th century A.D., sitting on top of an extinct volcano. Thought of as one of the most beautiful and important Khmer ancient monuments in Thailand. I can fully see why, it is impressive, beautiful and has been...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

I was invited by locals from Ban kruat to visit Phanom Rung. I did not know what to expect however was amazed by the size and serenity of these ruins. Take your time to sit and ponder there is many places to explore during your...More

Thank Trevryanadventures
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

The complex on top of Phanom Rung hill is set in a scenic environment with views of the rural area in all directions. On the car park you will find food and drink stalls as well as a number of souvenir shops.

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May 24, 2018|
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Response from Wilko1022 | Reviewed this property |
Just hire a car and do a driving tour. Very easy!
David R
March 20, 2018|
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Response from FellowTraveler761351 | Reviewed this property |
8am - 6pm
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Response from DohaDan | Reviewed this property |
You can hire a mini van with driver for a day for around B1000 or $300. Once you get to the site you have to buy tickets for a pick up truck ride to the top.