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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.
- 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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90.01% of people who visit Siem Reap include The Bayon in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
72.26% of people start their The Bayon visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Bayon
93.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Bayon