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11th-century Relief Carvings Line The Stream Beds Along This Series Of Waterfalls.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Angkor | Kulen Hills, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the greatest water fall in Siem Reap if comparing to Phnom Koulen this is smaller than. I personally love exercising here because we need to walk and climb sometime to the water fall area and the distance almost 5000 meters (5km)....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pppr_ssp
Reviewed 7 August 2019

We drove up to the mountain, then took a trail into the foresty place, and saw the cool beautiful river with 1000 Linggas. The only place in the entire Siam Reap that was cooling.....the river was ice cold but not suitable for swimming. The linggas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shirleyMumof4
Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

About 1 hour plus from downtown, morning time is the best. Maybe take 3 hours for this place, 2 hours for up and down hill ,bit slope, and one hour for rest and capture. Full team of Hindu god where you can see closely, Vishnu...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank iampao
Reviewed 2 July 2019

An under-reported aspect of this trip is the arduous walk uphill to the stream bed. The walk is uneven, steep in patches and lonely at times. Kbal Spean is a place where centuries-old relief carvings line the stream beds....you get to see tons of lingas!

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 19 June 2019

This is one of the must see place for us, as we heard the stone crafts were all up in the mountain in the river. We were the first group that go up the mountain that day, when we asked the guide how long it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tim_Tina_Y
Reviewed 11 June 2019 via mobile

I visited this place in May. It was dry season so there was no flowing water but you could see all the carvings in the rock. I felt it would be nicer if there was a little water flowing over the rocks, which would be...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank dan2963eve
Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

The site of a thousand Lingas only come after walking primary uphill for around 1.8km through a dusty and uneven path. Just spent around one hour of that ,but it is worth it. The carvings and history of what the kings and pandits did here...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 580vireakc
Reviewed 2 May 2019

This is a beautiful place & would recommend it to anyone who can do the 2 km trek along the jungle path. However, this isolated site is also a good place to rob tourists. I had just seen the carvings & was returning down the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Graham F
Reviewed 4 April 2019

Kbal Spean (Bridge Head)/Valley of a 1000 Lingas" or "The River of a Thousand Lingas". Come earlier and enjoy the nature without the others. River carvings are so precious! However, some of them were covered by water, therefore a visibility was partial. (During a dry...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
Reviewed 12 February 2019

The walk to the waterfall is really rewarding. It is some climbing, so please take enough water with you (at least 2 liter per person). We came across a group of Belgians that only had 1 33ml bottle of water per person. This is asking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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greek_yoghurt
15 April 2019|
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Response from Abu_Firas_11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. For us, our bus stopped few meters far from lingas, it’s up to you to walk or enjoy photos there. Later on, we went to sleeping Buddha statue where you have to climb many steps to reach up. Last part of our full day... More
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5 February 2018|
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Response from Govindan60 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in New Angkor River View hotel. A very good hotel. I did not use tuk tuk for sight seeing since my travel agents organised car for entire trip with guide. Kabal Spean is an amazing place to visit with carvings of... More
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Response from GarfieldDorset | Reviewed this property |
Hire a tuk tuk at your hotel or hostel take a full day trip to Kbal Spean then go on to lady's Temple and choose 2 other temples for your return trip. It is a 1.5km walk in jungle to get there so most drivers like to do it... More
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