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This 10th-century complex consists of low walls instead of the typical spires of Angkor.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

30 km out of town,we went by tuk tuk, it's ok, car might more comfortable for this distance. Beautiful site, very fine carvings, a must in Angkor.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the oldest and best preserved temple complex of Angkor. Located 25 km away from the main Angkor city, these temples are having the best and most beautiful carvings among all the temples. Smaller in size but grand in assets. The intricacy of the...More

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

Bonteay Srei was located 40 km from town and this temple known as lady temple because the pink and red sandstone. The carvings was rate as number one in the world. This is my favorite temple.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vanessakbg7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Siem Reap's renowned 'Pink Temple' with intricately carved sandstone detailing and a beautiful lake full of pink lotus flowers 🌸🌸🌸

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MintLeafCottages
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Serene and special. Go early to avoid the crowds. Go with a guide if you can, there is so much you miss without one.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Snodgrass999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Banteay Srei is about an hour from Siem Reap but worth the journey This is a small temple but breathtakingly beautiful with carvings with fantastic detail A real gem

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NWL72
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll miss something if you do not visit this temple complex. Many years back the Swiss and French dismantled the temple pillar by pillar to avoid damage during the 20th Century conflicts. Then in late 1990s, they came back and helped put it all together....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mony248001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some people complain about the distance, and indeed it takes time to get there on a tuk tuk. However, this temple has the best carvings of all the temples and it is definetely worth it. It is not included in the main standard packages (small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fraianeli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple complex is quite far outside the rest and is a long way to go to not see a lot. I'm sure it is amazing if you had not seen all the other temples. We were completely done by the time we reached this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shoffe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve visited it on my 3rd and last day. I didn’t take a guide but read my book « ancient Angkor » and had so many information about the pediments and lintels in them. The pink stone and many carvations makes it so special. Would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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26 July 2018|
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Response from Mehul_Kirit_Shah | Reviewed this property |
Yes, by car.
26 July 2017|
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the late afternoon (4 p.m.) in March on a slightly cloudy day but even then I would have been hard-pressed to call the sandstone colour "pink", more like a "pale reddish-brown". We were supposed to go back... More
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22 June 2017|
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Response from Canca B | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the option to do more than one temple all together. Check on line... The ticket that I got was around U$D 62 y was for more than 3 temples.