Koh Ker's most famous

Koh Ker Temples

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Koh Ker ប្រាសាទកោះកេរ្ដិ៍ best known for the Pyramid Temple(Prasat Thom) is about 120 km from Siem Reap and remains sparsely populated and surrounded by jungle. This is perhaps due to the relatively  recent and ongoing land min clearance, currently less around 50 of the 180 or so possible attractions are safe to visit.  Koh Ker is actually a good […]

Phnom Krom

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Phnom Krom ប្រាសាទភ្នំក្រោម is one of 3 Hilltop Temples built by the 4th King of the Angkor, Yasovarman I ព្រះបាទយសោវរ្ម័នទី១ who ruled Kambuja from 889 to 910 CE. Located around 12km southwest of Siem Reap city and it takes us around 20 minutes by car, and another 15-20 minutes to climb the steps to temple […]

Ta Prohm temple or The great jungle temple 

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Ta Prohm Temple or The Great Jungle Temple Ta Prohm Temple was built by King Jayavarman VII in the late 12th – early 13th centuries and is a Buddist temple dedicated to his mother. Ta Prohm is the modern name but it was originally called Rajavihara (Monastery of the King). It is located in Angkor […]

Sunset on top of phnom Bakheng 

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Sunset atop Phnom Bakheng hill. The top of Phnom Bakheng hill is the best sunset spot in Siem Reap! Why you ask? The answer is; BECAUSE IT IS!! After exploring the Angkor complex a for good part of the day, tourists should spend an evening watching the sunset from atop Phnom Bakheng hill. From there you […]

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Preah Vihear Temple or Prasad Preah Vihear 

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Preah Vihear Temple or Prasad Preah Vihear Preah Vihear Temple was built in the reign of King Suryavarman I and Suryavarman II in the 11th – 12th centuries on top of Dangrek Mountain which is 525 meters high (1722 feet). It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and is an outstanding masterpiece in the […]

Prasad Thom at Koh Ker group 

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Prasad Thom now known as Koh Ker Temple was built during the reign of King Jayavarman IV and Hashavarman II in the years 928-944 AD. It is located around 120km (75 miles) from Siem Reap city and was the capital city of the Khmer Empire at one time. This amazing Temple has 7 levels and […]