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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Climbed this one, and the builders must be crazy. The steps are so steep, it makes me wonder how thick are the thighs of the people during those times to climb such steps. My kids either took a pic or a video of me really...More

3  Thank al22tecc
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I was told this place has beautiful sunset, via travelers review and recommendation. Speaking of beautiful sunset, picture come to my mind would be the sun may set behind the building with beautiful ancient silhouette. Or. The orange sun ray during sunset may shine on...More

3  Thank Shaun Y
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All reviews steep climb temple mountain east mebon great views from the top red brick wooden staircase sunset spot angkor wat phnom bakheng big circuit worth a stop nice temple grand circuit top level banteay srei day pass tuk tuk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Shiva temple believed by Cambodians to have been used for funerals- this is a favorite spot for sunset photos. Hence expect crowds for sunset views. However the turnout is not anywhere nearly as much as morning sunrise crowds at Angkor Wat and you should...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Pre Rup at the end of our Angkor Wat trip as a final spot to enjoy the sunset... and that was a great decision! After seeing all those temples one after the other, you start to feel a little "temple sick" so...More

Thank Cagri T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide told us that this place, Pre Rup was used for funerals. I remember the redness of the place as the sandstone reflected the afternoon sun. The lions were also fairly visible and prominent in the front and rear sections of the temple. There...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We set off from our hotel at 05.00. There are steep wooden steps to climb up at the side. Make sure you have a torch! It was certainly worth doing as the sunrise was spectacular. There were only about 8 people up there so easy...More

Thank avril b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The climb is steep. However, please use the wooden staircase at one of the side. We didnt know there is a wooden staircase and had to climb up on all fours due to the steepness of the stairs leading up to pre rup. The view...More

Thank Dream815365
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This temple is not one of the most visited in Angkor but its pyramidal shape and the fact that you have to go up to the top via steep stairs to get astonishing views of the surrounding jungle makes it really worthy. At the corners...More

1  Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

There are so many good temples in this region, but include Pre Rup for the climbing and the smaller crowds on the afternoon.

Thank EC13091
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The colour of the temples was special because of the materials it was made of. It is a different type of beauty. Worth seeing it after Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.

1  Thank SuperwusirsirA
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a much quieter temple,built in a square shape with several corridors and door frames,there are many towers built of brick not all of them in the best condition several are crumbling,the three on the top layer are the most impressive,there are also many...More

Thank scubacol11
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Visited here during my brief stay in Siem Reap along with other larger temples etc. This was recommended as being the place to see the sunset by my guide. We accordingly made the visit and had a very nice look around the small (by comparison)...More

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