We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Baphuon Temple

Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$31.25*
and up
Private Angkor Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap
More Info
US$97.48*
and up
Private Tour: Angkor Wat and The Royal Temples Full-Day Tour from Siem Reap
More Info
US$17.00*
and up
Excursion Angkor Wat Small Group Full Day Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“steep climb” (26 reviews)
LOCATION
Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
CONTACT
Website
Ways to Experience Baphuon Temple
from US$31.25
More Info
from US$97.48
More Info
from US$17.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (948)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"reclining buddha"
in 59 reviews
"steep climb"
in 26 reviews
"elevated walkway"
in 8 reviews
"hindu god shiva"
in 11 reviews
"jigsaw puzzle"
in 6 reviews
"wooden steps"
in 6 reviews
"angkor thom"
in 25 reviews
"elephant terrace"
in 12 reviews
"dress code"
in 9 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"top level"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 8 reviews
"temple"
in 375 reviews
"causeway"
in 21 reviews
"restoration"
in 29 reviews
"century"
in 24 reviews
"ladder"
in 7 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I climbed the steps... not much sculptures to see... climbed another layer... went through the corridor... not much to see... I felt it is not worth... but while I decended down for exit and saw by raising my head from bottom to top... a huge...More

Thank Rajvs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple built for Shiva, one of the Hindu Gods is lovely in the color of the sandstone utilized in the construction and for a difficult to discern reclining Buddha built in the side of the temple itself. This temple is also able to be...More

Thank ruthandvern
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of temple in this area the most famous being the Anchor Wat. Our guide told us that when a new king came into power he build a new temple. They are all very similar, with the heat and humidity visit a couple...More

Thank Kathrynowl91
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Baphuon is certainly not the most famous temple in Angkor but is however very interesting to visit. An old surelevated runway leads to the main entrance. The temple is high and you will have to climb a lot of stir stair, which is not for...More

Thank CPJD00
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Climb the steep stairs for stunning views but if you have walking issues, just view from below. It is next to Bayon and in the back of the temple you will see a resting Buddha.

Thank shapgo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the temples you can climb to the top on. The stairs are steep so be careful. Worth the climbing. Among my favourite top 10 temples and located inside Angkor Thom area.

Thank Lars S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This temple is near the Bayon temple, at a walkable distance. It boasts of a huge platform and very steep climb. Originally built as a Shiva temple whose shrine is broken and no worship is performed here. View from the top is good and gives...More

Thank Makarand A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 25, 2018

The carvings at this temple are not in as good a shape. However, it is worth visiting to climb the stairs and get a great view of the complex.

Thank SmrutiPearson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

This temple is my personal favorite. A multi- tiered temple with narrow, steep staircase to get to the top.But definitely worth it given the spectacular views from the top.Beautiful causeway supported by many columns with numerous windows/ arches make for lovely photography. You can rest...More

Thank HG1011
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Probably the most impressive temple within Angkor Thom complex, Baphuon Temple allows access to the top up a long steep staircase; and it's worth the climb. Top 5 from my visit, certainly worth making the time to explore

1  Thank CodyMav
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 390 hotels in Siem Reap
angkor
19 reviews
3.66 km away
Palm Village Resort & Spa
284 reviews
6.08 km away
Kralanh Petite Villa
42 reviews
6.76 km away
Shintana Saya Residence
581 reviews
6.84 km away
Nearby Restaurants
New Hope Cambodia Restaurant
160 reviews
7.17 km away
MAOM Restaurant
132 reviews
6.86 km away
L'Angelo
93 reviews
7.40 km away
Naga Bar
53 reviews
7.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bayon Temple
16,781 reviews
.71 km away
Bun Long Tuk Tuk - Day Tours
195 reviews
.42 km away
Angkor Thom
7,785 reviews
.79 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
84ludwigb83
November 9, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
0
Votes