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Eastern Mebon

Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 12 660 160
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This is one of the oldest temples in Angkor and in my opinion, one of the best. We spent well over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Earlier, smaller version of Pre Rup, renowned for its 8 massive elephant statues

Built about 15-20 years prior to its nearby neighbor, Pre Rup, this is a bit smaller & more... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest temples in Angkor and in my opinion, one of the best. We spent well over an hour here and it was great. As importantly this is also rather surprisingly very quiet. When we visited mid afternoon there was hardly...More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Built about 15-20 years prior to its nearby neighbor, Pre Rup, this is a bit smaller & more accessible than Pre Rup. Renowned for its magnificent elephant statues guarding the four corners of the temple. It also has singha (lions) guarding the gates rather than...More

Thank TravelTellers
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting place but if you already visited Angkor wat and Angkor thom , You might not felt so excited with Eastern Mebon , good for exercise to climbing up.

Thank Luachan
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

A very imposing temple as you draw near to it. Must have been quite a sight in its day. Fantastic elephant statues and imposing temple lions. Highly recommended for a visit.

Thank PeterB64
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Eats Mebon is a large temple - mountain like ruin rising three levels and crowned by five towers. Originally existed as an island in the middle of a large artificial lake. The pyramidal structure consist of three concentric tiers crowned by five towers. Large elephants...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

In the later afternoon before heavy rain is best time to visit it. High towers across the dark sky are realy beutiful.

Thank Tomáš N
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had a very enjoyable tour of this temple, taking in both the elephants and the local fauna and flora.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Fantastic touristic spot, try to find a nice and polite taxi driver to drop and pick you up without any time constraints, choose a cooler day to avoid heat exaustion

Thank suai2002
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This temple is one of the few oldest temple around Angkor Thom. It might be another temple off the beaten path but the uniqueness of this temple is that it stands right in the middle of the former East Baray man-made lake built by ancient...More

1  Thank Randy M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Eastern mebon is a lovely temple. It is a hindu temple. The elephant figure is cute. At the gate it looks small but as you progress you will see big 5 towers. You can visit if you take grand line tour.

Thank minimize940314
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