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Address: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Stop in while in Angkor Thom

Depending on how templed out you are will determine if it's worth seeing. If you're all in on seeing all the temples then see it. If not, then you can miss it. We liked it though

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
cjschreiner
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Chandler, Arizona
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is highly likely that you will bump into this pyramidal structure after visiting Baphoun, especially if you follow the signs and take the back way rather than going back out to the main track. Due to safety concerns and the deteriorating conditions of the steps, one is no longer able to climb to the very top of Phimeanakas so... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Depending on how templed out you are will determine if it's worth seeing. If you're all in on seeing all the temples then see it. If not, then you can miss it. We liked it though

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Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

The look of the temple from a distance is imposing and impressive. There is not much to actually see, but I highly recommend.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a lovely pyramid-like temple, not as famous as it much larger neighboring temples. Still, it's worth a 5-minute visit.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Came across is temple from Baphuon on the enjoyable paths through the jungle. It was pretty quiet but nevertheless an enjoyable wee temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Another beautiful place to see and walk around. This pyramid lies in the center of Angkor Thom and the walled city. It is a great opportunity to walk around and enjoy all that life and nature has to offer. Make sure that if you are there you also walk over to Preah Palilay, to get there basically walk passed Phimeanakas... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Phimeanakas and the Royal Palace date back to the late 10th to early 11th centuries. The exit route from Bapuon brings you past this temple. At the time of my visit, access was closed off and grounds staff were working to clear vegetation from the structure. The structure is essentially a laterite pyramid with steep steps running up two of... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Phimeanakas is a quiet sanctuary located within the Angkor Thom complex. What makes this temple special is its unique location within the woods - a cool place to rest and reflect in the shade and away from the crowds (and there is always parrots in the background chirping away to one another!). And if you are lucky like us you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Legend has it that Naga, a serpent spirit with nine heads once lived here and appeared as a woman every night. The king had to ascend the stairs every night to lie with the naga woman in order to save his kingdom. We visited the place while on our way to Bapthoun. The place is an impressive laterite and sandstone... More 

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San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Phimeanakas is positioned on the inside of the walled enclosure of the Royal Palace of Angkor Thom. Definitely one of the more interesting looking buildings in the area.

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