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Phimeanakas, Siem Reap
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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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  • In the Woods to go out of the back of the baphuon Temple is located. That or had been old snake goddess atop every night through the King, not your opponent, and the King will die early. Has pretty much collapsed, had been off-limits had made stairs on the other side.
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  • 空中宮殿是信奉九頭蛇精的宮殿 他的故事其實比較像是國王獵豔的故事... 像這樣的高台其實蠻多的 如果不是因為這個故事 這座寺廟對我來說沒有太多特別的 
  • 吳哥王朝時代, 人們奉九頭蛇精那伽為神靈的宫殿, 是神話故事中一名由九頭蛇神幻化成的一女子, 每晚與吳哥國王相會. 
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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.