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Built in the late 9th century by Indravarman I, this is the state temple dedicated to Shiva as Indreshvara.
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Roluos, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bakong wad built by a Hindu King, Indravarman I, the successor of King Jayavarman II (The Founder of Angkor Dynasty) at 881 AD. Bakong Temple is one of the temples from Roluos Group in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Roluos was the former capital of Angkor Dynasty...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The largest of the Roluos group it’s quite well preserved and has a wide moat around it. It has four broad layers and then a pyramid shape. The lower levels have elephants on each corner. With the trees and the moat and not many tourists...More

Thank tanga147
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I went first thing in the morning by motorbike, so it only took 40mins to get there from the city. Maybe only one other tourist was there. It was peaceful and I could climb to the top and get a good look around - a...More

Thank GelorupLynda
Reviewed 16 May 2018

again this was the last temple of i visited in my 3 day siem reap tour, so obviously was tired exhausted. not much visited by tourists as the other ones. but important because one of the earliest temples built by the khmer kingdom. i somehow...More

Thank sans_gh
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I hear this site is not much liked by most visitors. For me it is one of the important (of course if we know the background and significance... we know how important a site is) * It is the oldest one for constructing in Mount...More

Thank Rajvs
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

If you have one day in SR, Visit Angkor Wat and Bayon temple. If you have two days, check out Ta Som, Ta Prohm, Preah Kean, possibly East Mebon and Pre Rup, but if you have three days in SR, you have to check out...More

Thank RachtheMage
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I saw this on my last day of the trip. It is part of the the Roluos group of temples. It is less crowded and visited as the other sites nearby and is different enough to merit a look if you have time. Some steps...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Bakong - tandem this up with Preah Ko as must visits when exploring the sites of Siem Reap. Early morning is fantastic and it is part of the temple pass programme. Allow 25+ minutes from downtown Via tuk tuk.

Thank SaigonKiwi
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This was my first day temple trek, after Banteay Srei and Beng Mealea, driver suggest us to visit bakong temple for the sunset and this is the best temple of the day. The sunset view is nice and three fire ballons flow at the TOP...More

Thank Tian Q
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I visited this temple as a last of the day, returning from Beng Mealea, and truly glad I did so. Firstly, as you approach Bakong, to your right is Preah Ko, very much worth a stop by also, especially for the still intact stucco which...More

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soapyski
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Yes The Bakong site is included in your Angkor Ticket :-)
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