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“excellent temple away from the worst crush of crowds” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Preah Khan
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Full Day Preah Khan and Neak Pean Temples Tour
Ranked #10 of 181 things to do in Siem Reap
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“excellent temple away from the worst crush of crowds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013

This temple is a bit more far-flung than some go to, so we had several occasions where we were the only people among the stone galleries and walks. Sections are crumbling into the jungle and are only just preserved, so it retains the hint of adventure rather than being restored and revamped.

Visited June 2013
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“The best temple ruin in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

So it is a bit removed from Angkor, and lesser known, hence it is quiet, and you can almost have it for yourself. It is mesmerising with the wilderness and the ancient architecture intertwined and living in harmony. It is a photographers delight, and the best part is it is far removed from the touristy attractions.

Visited June 2013
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“Slightly-isolated jungle temple”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

It's beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Along with Beng Milea, this was my favourite of the Siem Reap temples. You walk through a small part of forest to get to the entrance. There were some very cute Cambodian children who came up to talk to us or were just playing and dancing near the temple. It is in ruins and needs some restoration as some of the walls looked like they would collapse any moment! The colours of the stones, a combination of time and moss, are a treat! The carvings are intact in many places and are just breathtaking! At the end there are trees growing on the stones. Overall, the isolated, quiet, jungle atmosphere really sets this one apart!

Visited June 2013
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“Another Beautiful temple”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

This is one of the temple that you must not miss when you go to siem reap. It's the only one that has a column structure which is the library.

Visited June 2013
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“Beautiful stone wall labyrinth”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

It surely was not a disappointment to visit this temple, it was beautiful though there are still lot's of stone piles so you should mind your steps and choose which way you go, it shows that it is not fully restored yet. It makes me feel like we were in a beautiful stone wall labyrinth. Some part of the temples are still being "hugged" by the huge trees, but some of it has been cut and left with it's roots still hugging the temple.

Visited April 2013
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