Located on the eastern side of Angkor Thom lies the most enchanting temple ruin Ta Prohm, which was brought to fame (even more famous than Angkor Wat) by the block buster movie Lara Craft! Built in the mid 12th to early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII…
Banteay Srey is located more than 30 km away from the Angkor Archaeological Park. It will take about an hour’s drive to reach. You have the choice of renting a motorbike, a private car (more expensive) or a tuk-tuk (value for money).
Lying quietly on the north of Angkor Thom is the monastic Preah Khan temple. A long sandy path flanked by monumental craved stone garudas leads to the main entrance. Originally a Buddhist monastery and school to over 1,000 monks
South of Angkor Thom lies the icon of Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, the other of the two must visit temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park. Visit to the legendary Angkor Wat, a UNESCO heritage site is included in the park ticket.
Angkor Thom is home to the Bayon Temple, one of the two must visit temples in the Angkor Archaeological Park. There are 4 gates to Angkor Thom, of which the south gate (the gate facing Angkor Wat) is the most popular and therefore most crowded.