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“Highlight of Khmer Architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bayon Temple

Bayon Temple
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Ranked #2 of 179 things to do in Siem Reap
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Highlight of Khmer Architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

We visited Bayon very early in the morning before the crowd stampede and managed to get some spectacular shots of this magnificent temple. We also had a guide with us who can help telling the history of Khmer culture and architecture. We spent about 3 hours exploring the temple until it's very crowded with tourist. Definitely the highlight of our one week trip to Siem Reap.

Visited July 2013
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“just amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

you will not regret. the intricacy of the temple layout and the multiple figures of heads that represent the merging of buddha and one of the khmer kings features is just amazing! i loved it and couldnt help snap away at my camera at every turn. Just to think these temples are a couple of hundred years old, almost reaching a 1000 just takes your breath away! do not forget to take a picture at the entrace of the inner gallery, where the four-faced head figure greets you

Visited March 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Winner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

Like all of the ruins in this area it was magnificent to see and the scale has to be seen to be believed

Visited July 2013
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“Fascinating Archaeology”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is a wonderful example of the archaeology of the area. If you are a unsteady on you feet you need to take extra care as it is quite uneven walking, but should not be missed on your trip to Siem Reap

Visited June 2013
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“Very atmospheric, different to all others”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

Loved the multitude of faces. Calm temple. Visited early in the morning to avoid the crowds. The man in the centre by the Buddhist shrine will give you a joss stick and will expect money for the shrine.

Visited July 2013
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