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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Truly the makers of the movie could not have selected better settings than this one to depict a fantastic story. The buyilding was so imposing. The etchings in the stone were so massive yet the minutest of details were captured. One needs about an hour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DrJPSarma
Reviewed yesterday

Although there are a lot of temples around the world, each temple provides its own history and landmark. This is probably one of the largest temple in the world.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jopiejusuf
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful temple to visit as a tourist, especially to learn about the culture and history of ancient Cambodia, so see such an ancient building was awe inspiring

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vicrams-travels
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite simply one of the most impressive buildings in the world. In an area with beautiful temples, the Bayon stands out. Everyone should see this.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kdh1716
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Bayon Temple is within the Angkor Thom area. It is know for its many towers, each with 4 faces of Buhdda, facing north, west, east and south. Quite impressive. Most day trips are either "the small tour" which includes Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikeberlin555
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really impressive when we are in temple zone. Great Experience to enjoy trip with family and friend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank matiasmarain
Reviewed 2 days ago

Astonishing! This is what I can tell for the massive faces carved in this temples! Some said those are the Buddha faces, others said those are the king's faces! King Jayavarman VII, the ones that make this temple as the center of his kingdom. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ranselbertopeng
Reviewed 2 days ago

The most beautiful temple.... the best thing to do nearby this temple is that: you can ride an elephant and riding the electronic bicycle ....Highly Recommend to this temple

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chitcho
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the Second place to visit after Angkor wat temple..... Bayon temple are really amazing Architecture Construction by Stone..... Really awesome!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeiPei-monirath
Reviewed 3 days ago

The carved faces really are remarkable in their peacefulness and variety. There were many carving details we appreciated but we got snagged in too many waves of tour groups to fully appreciate this place. Try to go early in the day to avoid crowds.

Date of experience: January 2019
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27 January 2018|
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Response from JScottie | Reviewed this property |
It is not far from Siem Reap. When you buy a ticket for Angkor Wat, $37 US, it includes admission to the Bayon. We booked our trip at tourist information.
26 April 2016|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
This sad story is all over the web. An elephant used for tourist rides has died of exhaustion at Angkor. As this is clearly not an issue of travel and tourism, but one of animal welfare and animal rights, I don't understand... More
7 December 2015|
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Response from siriVVut | Reviewed this property |
You can buy it at the official ticket center, which located on the way from downtown to Angkor, on Charles de Gaulle st. You have to take a Tuk Tuk there. It will be on your right side. If you want to start using it from... More