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Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Happy to visit Bayon, one of my favourite temples in Siem Reap. Make me happy to see those smiling faces of Buddha.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nyonyahyana
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The workmanship and cravings are every where you look, a truly stunning temple. Again busy and hot but a must see temple

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GMShillington
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It's just incredible - the scenery is majestic but take a hat and water as it will be hot and you can do a lot of walking, in particular up steps.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mcfcchris
Reviewed today

Really enjoyed this one later in the day, Showing a lot of wear comparatively but this was a great "smaller temple" Did run into quite a number of spiders though. Watch out...Walk all the way to the back and see the gardners working by hand...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brighteststone
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This temple is stunning and was a highlight on our tour. The views are amazing and you even get some bats thrown in for good measure. You will see lots of temples but for us this one stood out, well worth an explore.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank morgs51
Reviewed today

Bayon Temple is located in Angkor Thom (city in the city - Angkor) and besides these huge sculptures there is also really interesting curvings to see. They tell us about every day life in 12., 13. century and are very detailed, beautifully made. I recommend...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank petra h
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The faces on the bayon are amazing, one of the highlights of our visit! We were shown around by our guide who explained the temple and the carved freezes which depict both the armies and the peoples lives in great detail.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank markg10101
Reviewed today

This wat is part of the tour less frequented by tourist. It was not very busy, there is 4 different direction to access the wat, our guide Mr Saroun Sean brought us from the less used access and we finish on the opposite side. He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bdube
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We went early morning and with my limited photo skills my photos didn’t do this temple justice. The faces on many of the temples here were exquisite. With all temple complexes in Siem Reap the steps are uneven so be careful walking around but it’s...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Carolynt23
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my favorite temple. There were wonderful carvings on the wall that showed typical Cambodian life centuries ago. The temple also had 4 faces everywhere! Were they the? I loved the 4 faces!

Date of experience: March 2019
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27 January 2018|
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Response from JScottie | Reviewed this property |
It is not far from Siem Reap. When you buy a ticket for Angkor Wat, $37 US, it includes admission to the Bayon. We booked our trip at tourist information.
27 April 2016|
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Response from Bruce L | Reviewed this property |
This sad story is all over the web. An elephant used for tourist rides has died of exhaustion at Angkor. As this is clearly not an issue of travel and tourism, but one of animal welfare and animal rights, I don't understand... More
7 December 2015|
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Response from siriVVut | Reviewed this property |
You can buy it at the official ticket center, which located on the way from downtown to Angkor, on Charles de Gaulle st. You have to take a Tuk Tuk there. It will be on your right side. If you want to start using it from... More