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Bakong

Roluos, Siem Reap, Cambodia
09089256816
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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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  • Average7%
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Roluos, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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"roluos group"
in 34 reviews
"preah ko"
in 22 reviews
"temple mountain"
in 13 reviews
"oldest temple"
in 7 reviews
"stepped pyramid"
in 3 reviews
"stone elephants"
in 3 reviews
"mount meru"
in 5 reviews
"quiet temple"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"angkor wat"
in 29 reviews
"the main complex"
in 3 reviews
"tuk tuk"
in 19 reviews
"hindu gods"
in 3 reviews
"khmer empire"
in 6 reviews
"steep steps"
in 4 reviews
"off the beaten track"
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"worth the effort"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 15 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
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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
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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 Rachelle W
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We came early to visit this temple, no crowd. In general the Roluos group temple is less crowded. It's worth a visit to see the history.

Thank Mama2010
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I went crazy over this temple, which reminded me of Machu Picchu with its layered terraces. The elephant statues were incredible, completely different from all other temples in Angkor, don't miss it!

Thank cailebotte
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soapyski
6 April 2017|
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Response from CALPerth | Reviewed this property |
Yes The Bakong site is included in your Angkor Ticket :-)
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