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Address: Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the...

We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, I first let you see how the people are making rice noodles. After that, we are going to see how the old lady is rolling the cigarettes. After that, we are going to see how the people are making rice papers for spring rolls. After that we are going to Ek Phnom temple. After the temple, we are taking the countryside road, and I stop for a while to explain you about how the people are living around that villages. After that we are going to see how the people are making the Cambodian cheese. After that, we are taking the countryside again to see how the people are making the bamboo sticky rice (cake). Lunch time :you can have it on the way at the countryside or come to have lunch in the city. It's up to you. Then we continue our trip to the Bamboo train and on the bamboo train you can see the (countryside and small villages). And after that we are going back to the hotel . Included: Pick up and drop off, free information, petrol, tuktuk or motorbike. Not included: entrance fees, lunch

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Worth a look. A very nice drive to get out there. Good to tie this vusit in with Phnum Sampou. Give it a go.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Banan is an historic temple in ruins. It is considered to be the modele for Angkor Wat. It's situated approximately a by Car taxi 20 minute from of Battambang city . The temple sits on top of hill with a lot of steep stone steps leading up to it. It might get pretty hot along the way so we recommend... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a look. A very nice drive to get out there. Good to tie this vusit in with Phnum Sampou. Give it a go.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice ruines of a little temple after a steep climb with 350 steps. But the best part is the way to the temple from Battambang. If you have a good tuktuk driver (like Jake, 0966762086) he will take you to some nice places on the road, through the fields, the dancing bridge, fruit bats hanging in the trees etc...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Battambang sight seeing with me sophea seng I worked as tour guide for 7 years I will bring you a very good experience: 012373947

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Guys, be prepared to do about 368 and odd steps which are pretty steep and get to the top - you see the temple in ruins, awaiting restoration, some Budha statues being installed recently for praying and of course a wonderful panoramic view of the surrounding area. Make sure you carry water with you. The statues from all temples are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Banan temple does not only have temple. But it also have 2 caves below the surface. You just ask the locals about the cave and let them accompany you so that you will not get lost. The temple is not as beautiful and not as big as Angkor wat.but it is still great! Just bring some insect repellants ang wear... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is more than 300 steps up, accompanied by children begging for money (don't give in!). The temples at the top are in reasonable condition although the views are not very good, being obscured by the trees. It's probably worthwhile but don't try if you have a real problem with stairs; there is no alternative transport.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I can get pretty overwhelming to see all the fabulous ruins and temple's in Siem Reip. I did find these very pleasing, the day I went there were less people. It was late in the afternoon. The history is very interesting & having a good guide is also a good idea. I did both & found it very enjoyable

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Just about 20km to the south of Battambang, Phnom Banan is the best kept of the remaining Khmer ruins in the area, though again, when compared to Angkor Wat it isn't so impressive. Dating back to the 11th century, Phnom Banan has been heavily looted but remains mostly upright. What is impressive from here are the superb views of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Our vey nice tuktuk driver Mr. MO (ask La Villa) took us there very safely. A quiet temple compared to Angkor Vat. Some children are trying to give you fresh air with their fans but DON'T GIVE THEM MONEY, they should be at school. The stairs are good and you will be under trees.

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