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Reviewed today via mobile

Favorite temple of our visit to Angkor. More ability to explore and climb than in other places. Ruins are incredible.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alex91919191
Reviewed yesterday

Whilst Bayon temple is much smaller than Angkor Wat... we absolutely loved it. All the carvings of faces on the sides were beautiful! Not far from Angkor and on the small route so don’t miss it!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChrisandSueDopson
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the temple with each column with a carving of 4 faces to represent men. It has a different. Feel and look thank Angkor Wat. Quite magnificent. Walk around and enjoy the carvings and plethora of towers. It will be crowded, but it is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed yesterday

The Bayon Temple is one of the main temples that you will visit during your trip to Angkor Wat. The temple is simply beautiful and a great one for photos.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amrita N
Reviewed yesterday

I'm composing it not since I've something especially special or even informative to state but so it is still high up on the summary of locations to see (in case you're like me and also concerned Siem Reap not being aware of what to prioritize...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stay751991
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This temple is iconic because of the monumental stone faces that dominate the structure. The serene expressions on the faces are memorable and not to be experienced elsewhere..

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed yesterday

I was expecting a significantly larger spot. The compound itself is not covered with a topper say, and what's covered up at the really best smells very really of bat droppings. The scent is very powerful that living inside takes your breath not and away...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WanLafaver
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed the marvellous structure of the temple and really spent time to see the architecture. The experience is really great.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nagenthiran K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bayond is an extremly wonderful religion building of Khmer empire. We are so proud to visit such amazing place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sharifahN130
Reviewed 2 days ago

Must see place! Definitely should be on everyone's list of places to visit. The temples are amazing and the people of Cambodia are some of the friendliest in the world.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nancy T
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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