Preah Khan
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  • Marshall H
    Phitsanulok, Thailand939 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful apsaras
    When visiting here 15 years ago this was one of my favorite, slightly off the beaten path temples. I chose it to visit this time with my family as an alternative to the often crowded Ta Prom. At my visit this also had a very big tree with roots intertwined with the ruins. Disappointingly in the interim the tree was struck by lightning and severely cut back for safety reasons. Fortunately this temple also has some of the best carvings, primarily apsaras. In the past years the authorities have come to strongly control access to all the sites. Some requiring a very long walk to reach the temple from where tuk tuks are allowed. This will add at least a kilometer to your visit to the temple. I suggest you have your driver meet you at the center access walkway. Just walk through the temple till you reach the center (very recognizable). Then turn right and exit the temple, but again a significant walk. Your driver will know and can meet you in the tuk tuk parking. You won't miss anything except a much longer walk as the second half is much the same as the first..
    Visited April 2023
    Written 10 April 2023
  • Shelley M
    Albany, New Zealand785 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Has a bit of magic
    This temple was really fascinating. Dedicated to the father of the King and doesn't have a lot of intricate carvings on the walls A lot of heads missing which is sad and this temple doesn't look as restored as some others, but well worth a look. Has a sound chamber which was unexpected. A guard here assisted with a special light photo which I though was a scam. But it does look like you are holding a ball of light in your hand when there was nothing there.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 25 May 2023
  • Ana-Maria B
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania1,251 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feeling like an explorer
    Maybe not as famous as other temples, but it is stunning. Each new chamber brings new discoveries. Artwork, carvings, doorways, collapsed walls, tree roots, you name it. Walking around it, you feel like an explorer. There is plenty to photograph too. Just watch your step as it's easy to stumble. As it's not as crowded as other places, you can better enjoy its quiet beauty, so do not miss it!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 17 December 2023
  • Balasubramanian R
    Chennai (Madras), India758 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Preah Khan Angkor temple
    Preah Khan temple is one of the monument situated in Cambodia. This temple was built in 12th centuary by the king Jayaverman in honour of his father. Renovation and maintenance work is under progress and many parts of the temple are damaged and huge trees are there.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 24 December 2023
  • Steven Phich
    Cambodia116 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exploring the Majestic Prasat Preah Khan: A Glimpse into Cambodia's Rich History
    Exploring Prasat Preah Khan: A Majestic Temple in Cambodia is a captivating journey into the heart of Cambodia's rich cultural heritage. This remarkable temple, built during the Khmer Empire's golden age, showcases a fusion of Hindu and Buddhist architectural styles. The temple complex, adorned with intricate carvings and surrounded by lush greenery, exudes a sense of spirituality and tranquility. Thanks to extensive restoration efforts, visitors can now experience the grandeur of Prasat Preah Khan and appreciate its historical and cultural significance. A visit to this awe-inspiring temple is a must for anyone exploring Cambodia's ancient wonders.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 February 2024
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Steven Phich
Cambodia116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Exploring Prasat Preah Khan: A Majestic Temple in Cambodia is a captivating journey into the heart of Cambodia's rich cultural heritage. This remarkable temple, built during the Khmer Empire's golden age, showcases a fusion of Hindu and Buddhist architectural styles. The temple complex, adorned with intricate carvings and surrounded by lush greenery, exudes a sense of spirituality and tranquility. Thanks to extensive restoration efforts, visitors can now experience the grandeur of Prasat Preah Khan and appreciate its historical and cultural significance. A visit to this awe-inspiring temple is a must for anyone exploring Cambodia's ancient wonders.
Written 12 February 2024
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HMKaren
Los Angeles, CA895 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Preah Khan is a beautiful temple with long interior spaces and great architecture. The parts that have fallen into ruin are getting reclaimed by the jungle---beautiful! The walk from the parking area is a pretty straight shot---otters ran right across our path to play in a stream that was just to one side! And there is a cool bridge lined with (now mostly headless) men just as you reach the temple. This one was pretty empty, even in the middle of the day. Except for a cute stray dog who was trying to take a nap... Check it out, we liked this one. We spent about 45 minutes.

This one's included with the Angkor ticket---as you drive around the Angkor Thom area, you periodically reach checkpoints where you have to show your Angkor ticket, but it's easy to move from place to place.
Written 11 February 2024
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Wanderlustaustralia
Sydney, Australia150 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
This is now one of my favourite temples!

It is absolutely massive, to see it all you would need to dedicate a couple of hours.

Make sure to look at the library - it’s a highlight.
Written 8 January 2024
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Balasubramanian R
Chennai (Madras), India758 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Preah Khan temple is one of the monument situated in Cambodia. This temple was built in 12th centuary by the king Jayaverman in honour of his father. Renovation and maintenance work is under progress and many parts of the temple are damaged and huge trees are there.
Written 24 December 2023
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Visit Local Travel
Siem Reap, Cambodia108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
It was a great time on our weekend. We visit this template because we would like to share this temple's glory and sharing knowledge about this temple with our kids.
Written 19 December 2023
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Ana-Maria B
Cluj-Napoca, Romania1,251 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
Maybe not as famous as other temples, but it is stunning. Each new chamber brings new discoveries. Artwork, carvings, doorways, collapsed walls, tree roots, you name it. Walking around it, you feel like an explorer. There is plenty to photograph too. Just watch your step as it's easy to stumble.
As it's not as crowded as other places, you can better enjoy its quiet beauty, so do not miss it!
Written 17 December 2023
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Wikumj
Bromley, UK317 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
One of the more interesting and large temples in the big circuit, this should be included in a visit if you are spending more than 1 day in the Angkor park. Lots of maze like corridors make this a fun temple to explore, with fewer crowds than the main temples in Angkor.
Written 3 December 2023
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scubacol11
Rotherham, UK1,975 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Been to this temple six times on three separate visits to Siem Reap,it seems to have a very special feeling different to all the others,I allways get dropped off at the East gate and walk through and picked up at the West gate,it is a long walk but so worth it.I find the area around the south gate the most peacefull as not many visitors make it there,Will visit again I am sure next time I a in town.
Written 14 September 2023
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Shelley M
Albany, New Zealand785 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
This temple was really fascinating. Dedicated to the father of the King and doesn't have a lot of intricate carvings on the walls A lot of heads missing which is sad and this temple doesn't look as restored as some others, but well worth a look. Has a sound chamber which was unexpected. A guard here assisted with a special light photo which I though was a scam. But it does look like you are holding a ball of light in your hand when there was nothing there.
Written 26 May 2023
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Marshall H
Phitsanulok, Thailand939 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
When visiting here 15 years ago this was one of my favorite, slightly off the beaten path temples. I chose it to visit this time with my family as an alternative to the often crowded Ta Prom. At my visit this also had a very big tree with roots intertwined with the ruins. Disappointingly in the interim the tree was struck by lightning and severely cut back for safety reasons. Fortunately this temple also has some of the best carvings, primarily apsaras. In the past years the authorities have come to strongly control access to all the sites. Some requiring a very long walk to reach the temple from where tuk tuks are allowed. This will add at least a kilometer to your visit to the temple. I suggest you have your driver meet you at the center access walkway. Just walk through the temple till you reach the center (very recognizable). Then turn right and exit the temple, but again a significant walk. Your driver will know and can meet you in the tuk tuk parking. You won't miss anything except a much longer walk as the second half is much the same as the first..
Written 11 April 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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