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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 27 February 2012

At first i was a bit of a let down, after Bayon and Angkor Wat in scale its much smaller, but the carvings are very fine and much better preserved. When u walk around and perch yourself at corners and gaze u see much more,...More

Thank RobinMitha
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Banteay Srei is just beautiful. The intricacy of the carvings in the pink sandstone make this temple one of the most beautiful we visited. Do not miss this temple.

Thank Kris F
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Felt impressed about its stunning detailed carvings adorned on the walls, lintels, doorways and pediment of this temple. We were lucky to arrived Bantey Srei at early morning around 7 am and very quiet ambiance so we can absorbed very dept experience and wonderful tours...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 26 February 2012

It was a bit of a tuk-tuk ride to Banteay Srei, being about 23 miles from Siem Reap, but it was worth the trip. You get to see the countryside and how the people live. That was particularly interesting to me since this was my...More

Thank eealbertson
Reviewed 26 February 2012

bantay srei is not in the angkor wat complex, its about 20 minutes away from the other temples but this should not stop you from seeing it if you're in siem reap. its called a ladies temple mainly because (according to our guide) it was...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 25 February 2012

The temple is not that different to elswhere in Angkor, but we enjoyed the tuk-tuk ride, and the quiter pace, and were pleased that we went.

Thank ClunkNebbermorth
Reviewed 25 February 2012

This temple is a little further out and the guides and drivers will charge more to take you to this one. It is worth it to go as the carvings are much more pronounced and the color of the sandstone is beautiful. There are many...More

2  Thank custravel_4
Reviewed 24 February 2012

The ornamentation of the site is really beautiful. Though it is out of the mains circuits it is worthwhile the effort

Thank noralib
Reviewed 24 February 2012

i like this small temple very much, because this temple was built by hard pink sand stone and i see the carving are deep into the stone. the towers and carving are in good condition. Nice to walk around and see from outside of the...More

3  Thank Vivath C
Reviewed 24 February 2012

35km from Angkor Wat, but do not miss to visit this ladies temple ( Banteay Srei

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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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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.