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Mini Angkor Wat

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Address: Na Phra Lan Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Not good as the real one

If you have time go to siem reap (Cambodia) to visit the real one, but less people in the mini angkor wat that the positive thing!!

Reviewed 27 November 2012
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Reviewed 22 April 2013 via mobile

This is set within the grand palace and is said to be an exact replica of the temple in Cambodia. I liked it from the point of view it is exactly to scale (apparently) which means the real one must be massive! Good to see and worth seeking out if in the grand palace.

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1 Thank kraildo
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464 reviews
255 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Wow! The Mini Angkor Wat is an impressive and pretty amazing, carved model of the famous Cambodian Temple. It must have took a lot of time and effort to get it as details as possible.

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2 Thank Gerard R
Bengaluru, India
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110 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2013

*) Miniature of Angkor Wat, the largest Hindu temple in the world. *) This model is located on the side of the Emerald Buddha temple, which in itself is located in the middle of the Grand Palace, and is not a site in itself, but rather viewed when walking to the Emerald Buddha temple which is the highlight of the... More 

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1 Thank PurnimaJain
Barcelona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

just an amazing place, small version of Angor Wat complex from Kambodia. Easy and cheap to visit while in Bangkok.

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2 Thank Amanda T
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2012

If you have time go to siem reap (Cambodia) to visit the real one, but less people in the mini angkor wat that the positive thing!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 October 2012

Having been to the real Angkor Wat, I can’t decide if this amazing little model in Bangkok’s Grand Palace should be seen before or after the real thing. For before, the model is impressive and certainly has a huge amount of detail, and it might just convince a few people to see the real thing. For after, Angkor Wat’s attraction... More 

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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012 via mobile

Can't believe the amount of detail that went into this mini ruins. Great sight to see. It's great to hold your camera down the bottom of the stairs pointing to the doorway and take a photo, looks exactly like the real thing.

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1 Thank Juddy_AU
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2012

I don't understand the attraction of a small replica of an ancient temple. Angkor Wat is not particularly beautiful but it is still interesting due to its scale and history (both of which this much smaller replica version are missing).

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1 Thank Simon W
Kempton Park, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2012

We were very surprised when we came across the awesome miniature model of the famous Angkor Wat temple in Wat Phra Kaew temple complex at the Grand Palace as it was not mentioned in our guide book. The miniature model is intricately carved from stone and is an accurate replica of the original Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia – which... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 19 May 2012

This is found at the Grand Palace and is quite large but you won't be spending much time looking at it as there is so much more to see around.

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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