Wat Banan Temple, Battambang

4.2
#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Battambang
Perched atop a hill looking over the Sanker River, Wat Banan Temple provides a secluded encounter with an ancient Angkor temple. Climb up nearly 400 steep cobbled steps, reaching five monumental towers consecrated as a Buddhist shrine, thought to have been built sometime between the 10th and 13th centuries. Search for the few remaining carvings, best preserved on the central tower, depicting female spirits of the clouds and praying figures. On reaching the bottom of the hill, numerous food and drinks vendors greet you with welcome refreshments. Plan your Wat Banan Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Battambang using our Battambang tour builder website .
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  • We have visited Banan and claimed up to the temple on 358 stairs. It's a very relaxed, calm atmosphere up there, sorrounded by trees and only a few people visiting this place. You can easily meditate....  more »
  • Riding is a bit complicated. Get to the top it's beautiful. Temple​ as been build before Angkor Wat.  more »
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  • It’s great but maybe I already visited Angkor. So this temple is not attractive. Nice view and fresh air.
  • Good place to visit. Good location for visitors to visiting, taking pictures, with the good place, have many Temples.
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