Marvel at the magnificent stone remains of a pyramid-shaped temple-mountain at Pre Rup, a masterpiece of ancient Hindu masonry built in 961 CE. Dedicated to Shiva, intricately carved stone facades cropped and darkened by time and weather offer an awe-inspiring spectacle for visitors approaching and climbing the huge 127 m by 116 m (417 m by 380 ft) elevated platform. Believed to have been used for cremations, this impressive brick and sandstone structure, built on what was once a man-made island, displays warm colors and the magical play of light and shade. After conquering a steep stairway leading to the structure, you'll be rewarded with a breathtaking panorama over the area. By using our Siem Reap travel itinerary planner , you can arrange your visit to Pre Rup and other attractions in Siem Reap.
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Pre Rup Reviews
Questo è un tempio montagna cioè un tempio che si sviluppa in altezza. La scalata dal lato anteriore è impegnativa con gradini alti e stretti (sul lato sinistro è stata costruita una scala di legno su... more »This is a mountain temple that is a temple that develops in height. The climb from the front is challenging with high and narrow steps (on the left side a wooden staircase was built on the original steps with also the balustrades, certainly less original but much safer). Once you get to the top terrace there are 5 towers, one central and 4 at the corners. The view towards the forest is fascinating. The guide told us that from this temple you can enjoy a beautiful sunset over the forest, we nn we waited for it since it was 2 hours away
遺跡としても登れる数少ない遺跡のようで、シンプルですが、いい遺跡でした。急な階段が注意なのと、人口密度が高くなり、暑いです。 more »It seemed to be one of the few ruins that could be climbed as a ruins, and it was simple, but it was a good site. Steep stairs are noted, the population density is high, it is hot.
This is so spectacular. The intricate carvings sat about Buddha, war time and many more. It is left by ancestors long long ago. Personally I like old structures like this. Clean and well maintained. This is quite a flat temple so it is not exhausting to explore. Love the trees growing out of the ruins. Would come again
One of the hundreds of temple complexes located within the Angkor Archaeological Park and certainly not to be missed. Wake up early and spend long days exploring the park to get as many locations as possible. This spot is also ideal for sunset photography and its tall position offers unique photographic opportunities of the architecture combined with the surrounding flora and fauna. Once again just a breath taking construction and abundance of history to be studied and appreciated.
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