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Phnom Bakheng served as the temple mountain of the first city of Angkor. Elephants can take you from the bottom to the top of Phnom Bakheng Mountain.
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7 Makara Street, Wat Bo Village | Salakamreuk Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving in Siem Reap in the afternoon, I was recommended by the driver to see the sunset at Bakheng Mountain due to l have only a few days for my trip. It’s took me around 25 minutes by a Tuk Tuk ( Remork )...More

1  Thank Vireak C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of famous sunset point in Siem Reap. Phnom Bakheng built on the top of the hill, so you can enjoy the sunset from above. We have to climb up the hill about 15 minutes from parking area to go there. It was easy hike,...More

Thank Saiful H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for the sunset, but the clouds were thick and I couldn't really see the sunset. The phnom (the mount) itself is a good walk though. It takes less than 30 minutes to walk from the foot of the phnom to the temple...More

Thank SuperwusirsirA
Reviewed 16 September 2018

To avoid people crowded inside Angkor Wat, this is the another place to enjoy sunrise by another scene. Still got some people but quiet and enjoy not noisy, chatty and pushy like next to lake inside Angkor Wat.

Thank BeyondYangon
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Our Cambodian trip consisted of 44 nights in Siem Reap and 2 nights in Phnom Penh. And the hotels (Anantara Angkor Resort, Siem Reap; Palace Gate Hotel, Phnom Penh) helped us with vehicles and guides for our sightseeing trips. Our program was: day 1 (3.30-7.3-pm)...More

Thank RajaR957
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Climbing up the hill to enjoy the sunset is a truly enjoyable experience. You will have to go on the trail leading to the top of the hill, during which you can enjoy the fresh air and cool, taking beautiful pictures from the horizon. Up...More

Thank Camper747605
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

we left the hotel around 4.am to visit this mountain for sunrise. We had a good sunrise view from the mountain.

Thank David M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We went during the morning, you have to walk around 20 min up to the hill which is really great because you are in contact with the nature and the trees keep you fresh. When you arrive to the temple you can see a magnificent...More

1  Thank Marcela S
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing thing to see in the world. It’s an helicopter view of Angkor wat. Depending on the weather and the season, the temple get a shiny gold color like the toon « les cites d’or ». Also, on rainy season, the country face...More

1  Thank Fredericl123
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I love this place so much, it in the small tour that I has been visited. I visited this temple so many time but I still wants go to visit again and again. Its really amazing temple. Cause it not far from the central city,...More

Thank Yan S
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At the mountain foot, here are stores with seats if you buy drinks there. But please be reminded that, if you got knee injury, it is more difficult for you the climb up the steep stairs of the temples of Angkor city and... More
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