Wat Banan Temple, Battambang

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Perched atop a hill looking over the Sanker River, Wat Banan Temple provides a secluded encounter with an ancient Angkor temple. Climb up nearly 400 steep cobbled steps, reaching five monumental towers consecrated as a Buddhist shrine, thought to have been built sometime between the 10th and 13th centuries. Search for the few remaining carvings, best preserved on the central tower, depicting female spirits of the clouds and praying figures. On reaching the bottom of the hill, numerous food and drinks vendors greet you with welcome refreshments. Plan your Wat Banan Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Battambang using our Battambang tour builder website .
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  • Good work out to go on the top of the temple. But it is nice to see. Also the caves a worth to visit with a local guide!  more »
  • This temple is about 30km from Battambang, quite near the "replica" Bamboo Train. It's worth hiring a tuk tuk (or a scooter) and making a trip to it. The day we went the artificial lake and restaurant...  more »
  • For the see you have mounted a number of markets this temple is a ruin reassembled without details what I do are originality aside from the path to access a beautiful discovery atop a hill L gold hot day I recommend l eve services and the small bottle of water go discover this places I don't say you no more.
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  • Historical attraction. We can enjoy visiting with family and friends. There are are a lots of Temple at the top of mountain. It is really nice landscape looking from the top of montain. We can enjoy eating delicious foods there.
  • Absolutely wonderful place! Dont miss it. Exceptional buildings. Nice brown color palette all around. Serenity! You can have very good and cheap food ,laying in a hammock in the restaurant that there is here, literally on the water!
  • Banan Temple is one of the most attractive side in Battambang of Cambodia.
  • Good place with fresh air I been there last week with my college.
  • very nice place to visit. you also can find some local food to eat there...
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