The Bayon

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  • Address: Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 80000 KHR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Statue, Family And Kids, Architecture

This is one of the biggest temples in Angkor and one of the oldest in the world. It was the state temple of the great Buddhist King Jayavarman VII. While Angkor Wat is known for its grandness, Bayon is known for its minimalistic beauty. Great mythologies have been tightly compressed and projected onto the walls of the temple. The architecture is old but the temple stands tall and is very significant, both historically and spiritually. The khmer designs are overwhelmingly intricate. Those interested in history, will love this place.

Highlights include:

  • The Stone Faces
  • The Courtyard
  • The Central Tower
  • The Statue of Buddha

The Bayon Travel Tips

  • Carry water bottles with you. The tour can be tiring.
  • Very crowded on public holidays.

How to Reach The Bayon

  • Hire a tuk tuk.

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  • The Bayon Address: Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • The Bayon Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • The Bayon Price: 80000 KHR
  • Best time to visit The Bayon(preferred time): 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Bayon: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 87.49% of people who visit Siem Reap include The Bayon in their plan

  • 72.26% of people start their The Bayon visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Bayon

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

93.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Bayon

People normally club together Angkor Wat and Angkor Zipline while planning their visit to The Bayon.

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

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