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  • Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Statue, Family And Kids

Bakong is situated at Roluos south of PreahKo. Enter and leave the temple at the east. A cutting edge Buddhist temple is arranged to one side of the east access to Bakong. It was manufactured in late ninth century by lord Indravarman I devoted to Shiva took after PrahKo workmanship style. It is a temple dedicated the enormous Mount Meru. Four levels prompting the Central Sanctuary relate to the universes of legendary creatures namely Nagas, Garudas, Raksasas and Yaksas. The temple was built on a rock faux and is surrounded by walls on two sides.

Highlights and must see includes:

  • Synthesis of lord Shiva and Vishnu.
  • Statue of lion guard at the entrance.
  • Brick towers
  • Modern Buddhist temple
  • Two long sandstone buildings

Bakong Travel Tips

  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Beware of ants during rainy season.
  • Carry water bottles.

Bakong Hours

  • Please enquire about timings before your visit.
  • Recommended time for visit is 10am - 2 pm.

How to Reach Bakong

  • Hire a tuk tuk.
  • Ask a local.

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  • Bakong Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Time required to visit Bakong: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 10.85% of people who visit Siem Reap include Bakong in their plan

  • 70% of people start their Bakong visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Bakong

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bakong

People normally club together Charlie's and Angkor Wat Putt while planning their visit to Bakong.

People also prefer to start their day with Bakong.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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