Preah Khan, Siem Reap

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Part of the Angkor complex, Preah Khan consists of a Buddhist sanctuary surrounded by rectangular galleries. The 12th-century ruins enclosing an area of 56 hectares (140 acres) remain mostly unrestored and covered by vegetation. As you roam the carved corridors and walk through a myriad of doors, try to find hidden statues representing various scenes from Buddhist tradition. To visit Preah Khan on your trip to Siem Reap, use our Siem Reap trip builder tool .
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  • Huge, vast, flat and "dżunglasta" Temple. Very similar to Ta Prohm, though there is no trees sprouting from the walls. Miles and miles of corridors.
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  • Originally this temple served both as a religious university and a temple. When walking around you get the sheer size that this would gave been - look out for the incredible carvings  more »
  • The sculpture on the building was so detailed and nicely down, hard to imagine hundreds of years ago, the workers have such high skill to create beautiful sculptures. This is a must visit site.  more »
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  • This temple has been built by the King in honour of his father. It shows different entrances and a nice courtyard. Also nice to see are some wall carvings and the overgrowing trees. Further we have at the West Gate a double row of statues. Worth while to visit, less crowded and interesting for photo shooting.
  • My favorite Angkor temple... a true wonder. Please dear large group-tourists, have respect for this place and stop destroying everything in the temple complex like you do for the main ones. And leave your selfie sticks for another occasion.
  • For me one of the most beautiful temple in the area! Very nice and you can really feel like and adventurer discovering this place again. Many small areas are totally "lost" within the temple itself and when you discover them, you'll be the only one there . Even if the temple is crowded.
  • This was the last temple we visited and it was a superb one to end on. It had lots of interesting elements - great entrances, beautiful walls, fascinating corridors and maze-like interior and plenty of good photo ops. Would recommend not missing this one even though it's ever so slightly out of the way.
  • I was wondering... if I will be able to find a huge tree growing on the top of a temple... and sit... enjoy... quietly... Here you can find it!!! A real chance to feel the atmosphere... Peaceful, and wonderful!!!
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