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Day Trip to Preah Vihear Temple and Koh Ker UNESCO Site from Siem Reap
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Temple hunt on mountain top!

While it may just be another Hindu temple, Preah Vihear stands out from other temples in the country for its unique history and breathtaking location. The ruin consists of 5... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hong Kong, China

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While it may just be another Hindu temple, Preah Vihear stands out from other temples in the country for its unique history and breathtaking location. The ruin consists of 5 temples in a North-South row. It took 6 kings' period to complete all of them. The architectural features are amusing. Don't worry if you are not into history, the scenery... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this site yesterday without any pre-planning other than booking accommodation, as I assumed it would be easy to organize via hotel, as is the case for Angkor Wat, and other sites of significance. This was not as easy as I'd hoped. Basically, hotel staff were able to book us a car, which required $50 upfront payment. He then... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is not as impressive as the temples in Siem Reap, however, this temple is very unique than those at SR. The temple is ancient and with very pretty view of the valley below. It is not as crowded as Angkor Wat due to the distance from a major city and also the cost to get there. Getting there... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this temple is slightly larger than Angkor Wat, but not as impressive of an archeologic structure. With that said, visiting a cliff top temple, with no crowds, and experiencing the Cambodian countryside was well worth the trip. Drive from Siem Reap with our driver and guide (Happy Angkor Tour, highly recommend) was at least 3 hours. We left early... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

i recently travelled to cambodia in october 2016 and took a day trip with narin on the 6th. this turned out to be one of the many highlights of my trip. preah vihear is a beautiful temple in a awe inspiring location with magnificent views, beng melea and koh ker are just as impressive. touring these outlying temples gives one... More 

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Hradec Králové, Kralovehradecky Kraj, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Definitely and absolutely overall nicer than temples from whole Angkor Wat. Amazing view, almost no tourists, cool and calm. It's amazing just sit and relax on the edge of a cliff. We took a minibus from Siem Reap to Preah Vihear City and then we bought driver from the city to this temple (for two people $55, in our car... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to climb to the top of the temple via the Eastern Staircase. We had our own car so followed our nose. Once you get near the hill with the temple you'll see a signpost to the right to the staircase. Don't take the first signposted road (looked unused), there is another turn a few hundred meters further along... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was determined to get to Preah Vihear after friends recommendations and online research. As a solo budget traveller, I couldn't do what many seemed to with hiring a private driver, so I did it the cheap/quick/dirty way - which was an adventure in itself. I booked a bus ($11) to Sra Em from Siem Reap the night before at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Stayed in Sra Em and went here in the morning before heading onto Siem Reap. Be aware that voluntary contributions have been replaced with a fixed price and it is quite expensive to get there. It is worth it however. Despite the unprotected location the ruins are still in a decent state especially considering their age. I was left in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Visited here on a day trip from Siem Reap. This is an amazing temple site given its setting on a cliff on the Cambodia/Thai border. A long drive from Siem Reap to get here but well worth it. You take a moto or pickup to get up the last very steep part, and then you are up in the cloud... More 

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