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Angkor Tom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a must see while going to all the temples. The size and scope are amazing. It is very accessible and having a good guide helps understand.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Baphuon Temple is located nearby to Bayon Temple. This is another great temple but then, be ready to climb up the steep staircase to get to the top. It is worth going up to the top as the view from the top is spectacular. Just...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Baphuon temple is lovely and well worth a visit. You can climb up the stairs to the top. There is a reclining Buddha in the stonework at the side.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 15 April 2018

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
Reviewed 6 April 2018

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
Reviewed 27 March 2018 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
Reviewed 26 March 2018 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
Reviewed 6 March 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
Reviewed 5 March 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
Reviewed 4 March 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
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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.