Ta Keo
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DotsGirl2
Vancouver, Canada448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
This is a very imposing temple with five stories. It is very impressive but remember to climb up there are lots of stairs. Bring your water with you
Written 11 February 2024
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Ana-Maria B
Cluj-Napoca, Romania1,251 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
Before you go, make sure you have story shoes and are in reasonable physical condition (no need to hit the gym, there were retirees and children doing it, but if you are not steady on your feet, accidents may happen).
A bit off the beaten track, this temple does not have decorations, but it is still very impressive by size alone. Climb to the top, enjoy the view and hold on tight when going back down - no rails to hold on to!
Written 17 December 2023
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scubacol11
Rotherham, UK1,975 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Although very close to the main road this temple does not get very crowded,you can climb to the top but the steps are very high and uneven,it can be very peacefull at the top if you avoid the bus load of Chinese short strings.
Written 18 September 2023
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Soko37
Budapest, Hungary4,527 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Not knowing what to expect and our tuk tuk driver told us Hubble to be careful about stairs. It was so simple to climb up. Luckily having good shoes, dried stones and but exercise. It took some effort on the way up and downstairs. Rather high and unique, definitely experience for teenagers. Really happy, it was on our small circuit list for Siem Reap temples ride. Recommended but think about shoes 👠 skills and good weather. Not so many people being there and made it bit peaceful
Written 1 May 2023
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Bec
Birmingham, UK546 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
This was my absolute favourite out of all the temples! We were completely alone, apparently it’s not overly visited as there are little to no carvings.
I thought it was amazing. We could climb the original steps all the way to the top and there are panels with carved Sanskrit.
Definitely make the journey if you have the time.
Written 2 September 2022
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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,621 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Very near the jungle temple of "Ta Prohm", you will find "Ta Keo" - a temple-mountain built in the 10th and 11th centuries by Kings Jayavarman V, Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman I, which was dedicated to Lord Shiva, the "Great God" of the "Hinduist Pantheon". "Ta Keo" is the first temple, in the Angkor complex, to be entirely built in sandstone. The absence of rich carvings, as seen in other nearby temples, may signify it was never finished. Anyway, its simplicity brings charm and architectural importance. Climbing its steps is no easy task, but visiting the once known "the mountain with golden peaks" may be a quite rewarding experience! Enjoy
Written 22 October 2020
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skyisblu
Montreal, Canada2,538 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
While touring Angkor Wat on bicycles, we happen upon Ta Keo, hidden down a dirt road through the forest. I am convinced this fact keep the bigger tours at bay, as we are seemingly the ONLY people exploring this temple. Better still, this is one of the few you can actually CLIMB, due to major restoration efforts by the Chinese. The stairs are STEEP and you will want to use you hands to steady yourself on the way up AND down, but DO IT - you will be rewarded with views of the surrounding jungle and the entire temple from this height. The feeling of being completely alone in such a large place is exhilarating.

This temple is a little more exposed than some of the others, as its height means that it is not hidden in the lush jungle. I would recommend visiting either in early morning or late afternoon, to avoid being out in the open under the blazing hot sun. There is very little shade, but you can enter the towers at the top, walk all around the platform and return back into the courtyards. There are information panels detailing the restoration work, and you can observe catalog markers on the stones, as well as glass slides glued to the doorways to indicate movement, which is a neat little find.
Written 2 June 2020
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bob2bkk
Bangkok, Thailand5,975 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Friends
Up from Ta prohm temple and not far from Victory Gate is a towering structure built around the years 975-1000. As with most temples then it was built for one of the reigning kings. It's built entirely of sandstone, the first of its kind. It is a difficult climb up stone stairs with no railings. I do not recommend it unless you are agile and in the best of conditions. One of the more appealing temple structures.
Written 2 April 2020
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Alex H
Port St. Mary, UK1,319 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
We did the 2 day tuktuk tour using the 1 day pass as this was the offer at the time. On day 2 we did some of the more major temples including this one and it was very architecturally pleasing and great to see. There are lots of stairs to climb here, some of them almost vertical but it is worth it if you can make it to the top.
There were much less tourists than Angkor Wat which meant we could walk around freely for ourselves and take any pictures we wanted without any trouble. A great little temple to slot into your itinerary.
Written 8 March 2020
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Beth
Bristol, UK1,010 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Our guide actually pre warned us of these stairs "if you dont like heights, dont go up". I didnt gonup and I'm very glad I didnt, I would have struggled to get up and back down again. So steep!! My partner went up though and he said it housed a mini temple and buddha at the top. I think there enough of them to see around about without killing yourself on the stairs.
Written 16 February 2020
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