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Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Opened in 2011 after restoration works spread over 15 years + , this originally Shiva temple later converted to Buddhist temple has some of the steepest climbs amongst the Angkor temples. Built in 3 tiers , this temple requires some time to cover because of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is the great one with 3 floors you can clamp up and extremely the best exercise in the early morning. If we look at the front wow the best view ever and when you walk to the back please look at the big...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the title, it has gorgeous views from top. However the stairs are steep and it can be dangerous. I understand why most people are not keen on going to this temple as it requires a lot of climbing and there's no shade. We went...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Approached by a causeway that offers a super photo opportunity, one can climb up several steps to look around the area. I loved the fact that the temple had been part dismantled in a bid to reinforce and restore it … each block numbered -...More

Thank BlankoMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be prepared to climb and climb and climb very steep steps to the top of the three-tiered temple. It is well worth the climb though because the views of Angkor Thom are spectacular. I wouldn’t bring children to this temple dedicated to Shiva because the...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Baphuon Temple is in the area of Angkor Thom and its pyramidal shape with various terraces makes it ideal to go up to the top and enjoy incredibles views of the sorroundings.There is also a causeway to enter the temple that makes it quite different...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The long steps makes the climbing hard. But when your on top you will see a nice view. Try to go early or sundown

Thank revinravens
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Im not sure but I think its the highest temple among them all. Get ready for a lot of climbing and walking. Parents with small children might face some problems. Yet it is really worth to see

Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We did not go up this one, as it was getting hot towards the end of the day, and just say in the shade on the long walkway for a short bit, It was very pretty, but after seeing half a dozen other temples, we...More

Thank Aggiedude82
Reviewed 11 September 2018

If you leave Bayon via the east exit on the way to the terrace of the elephants you shortly come to the entrance to Baphuon Temple on your left,to reach the temple you walk over a 170 metre bridge over a pond,when I was there...More

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Response from forestgraham | Reviewed this property |
Some of the trees that intertwined with the ruins, strangling the gates are ancient figs. I'm not suggesting that these are the trees you observed but it might not be a bad place to start.