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Phimeanakas, Siem Reap

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Historic Site
Explore the ruins of Phimeanakas, 10th-century Hindu temple resembling a three-tier pyramid. Five traditional towers stand at the entrance, and the ancient, overgrown edifice creates a striking impression. Take a tour and hear the story of a king who allegedly remained in the tower every night with the embodiment of Naga, the snake goddess, in order to preserve and maintain peace and prosperity in the country. Walk around and enjoy the views from the ground, but bear in mind that climbing the temple is not advised. Arrange your visit to Phimeanakas and discover more family-friendly attractions in Siem Reap using our Siem Reap vacation trip planner.
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  • Located in Angkor Thom, the guide is the it is remains the main sights in the shortest distance. Namdaemun Street, was guided to the Bayon, paper on the order. In the back of the terrace of the elephants. Guide saw the Palace gates and just told us that resembles a pyramid in Mexico. Break that can't climb the tour time is passed in about 5 minutes. 25 m pool in bathing and guide's "hot people do swim here" jokes that day 1 m depth was. Attractions in little falls.
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  • We walked past Phimeanakas whilst we were looking around Angkor Thom - it was closed so we were unable to go up but it was definitely worth walking around and taking in its grandeur - I thought it loo...  more »
  • Pyramid-shaped Temple located within the Royal Palace means that the "air Castle". You will see a short walk from the baphuon. I only watch go up steep stairs is pretty intense damage, I don't know.
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  • With an art style of Kleang, this temple was constructed in late 10th century and the beginning of the 11th century by King Jayavamen V and Udayadityavarman I. It was built dedicating to Hindu, and it was considered as a golden tower inside the palace of Great Angkor. You can reach this temple by foot if your location is near the Terrace of Elephants. Within the amazing style of this stunning temple, you will feel like you are walking in the Angkor empire.
  • On top of the pyramid in that location was a pillar, while on the edge of top platform there are galleries. Phimeanakas is located inside the walled enclosure of the Royal Palace of Angkor Thom north of Baphuon
  • Nice temple within Angkor Thom compound.
  • Gives off a very mystical vibe. Great place to chill under the trees. Worth going. Might be crowded on top
  • Phimeanakas (Sky Palace ) is a beautiful name and a legend behind.