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Banteay Srei | Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to rate temples in this complex, because they are just about all special, spiritual, and awe inspiring in the unique right of theirs. Banteay Samre may not get ranking as essential in a 1 day routine, although the beauty is attaining it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Corrina D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the beaten track, but a must see. The architecture is exquisite. Less people around, and one can take your time to look around and take photos. One can spend hours here, wandering around and taking in the vibe. This was one of my favourite...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Banteay Samre in Cambodia is pretty "off the beaten track", situated far from the additional frequented Angkor temples. The temple is known as following the Samre, a well used cultural Indochinese tribe almost certainly connected to the Khmers. From the structure of its and design...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gonzalo T
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Go there first thing in the morning and you will have this magical place to yourself. superb place to meditate.. there is an area outdoors where you can sit under the trees, listen to the birds and appreciate the amazing carvings and view. strongly recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 21 November 2018

While this particular website is over the grand circuit it's commonly skipped due to its distance from another monuments. Skipping it's an error in judgment that favors those that make the journey right here with a lot less crowds than some other websites this impressive....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul E
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Unlike many of the temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park, this temple is not as frequented thus making it a quite enjoyable place to visit especially after a visit to a more highlighted temple. The style was simple and there isn’t much hiking and climbing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This was perhaps my favorite of the dozen sites we visited. For most of our time, we and our guide were the only ones in the place. The temple is in remarkably good and complete condition, with several beautiful reliefs and great photo opportunities. There’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kevinpY5251LC
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We visited the temple during the evening and it was practically devoid of visitors. It appears that this temple is usually left from the traveler circuit since it had been built in similar design as it is grander sister Angkor Wat. Nevertheless, it was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Un D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Banteay Samre is off the beaten path but worth the effort and time. It's undoubtedly the simplest temple to navigate so much of it's dull when compared with another temples. The great part is it was practically empty when we visited which was simple to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arlie H
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Been to Cambodia 4 times now, after Angkor Wat and Bayon (which still get repeated visits) I decided to see the other temples. This and the old capital of Koh Ker were on my 3rd trip - well worth the visit as not too crowded...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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26 November 2016|
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Response from jyoti_13 | Reviewed this property |
The above answer is correct.you have to be physically present they take photo when you buy ticket.If you have a tour guide it is faster as well.Recommended is the 3 day pass,Because just in case you want to see the... More