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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  • Temple of Buddhism and Hindi and the Holy Spirit of the land. There are a lot of fans here including me. I entered from the eastern mountain path, but I heard from the guide that the Kannon Pass and Linga on the wall means "harmony between people who have different ways of thinking." There are many places that are currently under repair, but the famous milk sea stirring balustrades on the bridge across the moat are worth seeing even if they are broken.
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  • Delightful stone structure with a hidden secret. At the very centre their is the monument with a spiral in it with a hole which lets light through like a diamond in the sky. Their are guides in the mi...  more »
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  • The biggest temple in the big circle group of Angkor complex. The massive temple offers a lot of things to check out, where it has many unique sculptures, carvings n even little temple ensemble to the Roman or Greek castle. Definitely, a must visit temple to check out despite its big complex as it can be tiring to walk through.
  • What a fascinating place. The scale, the amount of sculptures, the statues on the bridge, are all amazing. The rubbles within the temple gives extra mystery feels. Restorations are minimal. Definitely top 3 of Angkor for me. Oh did I mention the tree that grows on the wall?
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