Banteay Samre, Siem Reap

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Explore the well-restored Angkor Wat architectural style at Banteay Samre, a Hindu temple built at the beginning of the 12th century under Khmer rulers Suryavarman II and Yasovarman II. Thanks to modern technological advancements, archaeologists have returned much of the temple to its former glory, especially the intricate carvings on the facade. Its towers and balustrades resemble the Angkor Wat towers, as well as those of the Khmer temple of Phimai in Thailand. Consider combining your visit with a trip to another 10th-century holy site dedicated to Lord Shiva nearby. Plan to visit Banteay Samre and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Siem Reap attractions using our Siem Reap trip itinerary maker site .
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  • This magnificent Hindu Angkorian temple worth a visit, although it is a bit minor to Banteay Srei. It is no less beautiful, and cherry on the cake: the number of tourists is much less! In short, I highly recommend to go there.
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  • If you would like the ruins of a few outlying unconditionally thorn seemed to calm around the secluded place to
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  • Essential Temple in Angkor, much less world classics... the atmosphere works very good memories
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  • Exquisite carvings. Helps to go prepared to understand the scene. Go with a zoom or long lens, since visitors have to see carvings from a perimeter.
  • Away from the crowds you'll be mostly alone as you explore this gem. The temple has survived with lots of it intact. Have your guide share the Ramayana stories in the carvings. It is interesting to see the red stone, lava rocks and granite all in use. Take lots of pictures.
  • One of the best temples of Angkor. It's beautiful, well reserved and absolutely peaceful. It's a good spot for sunset watching.
  • This is the first place I visited in SM. It is great.
  • The best temple with Angkor wat style and Avoid crowded ...

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