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Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Great photo opportunity

Relatively crowd free it you get there in the morning, this provides a great photo opportunity of a tree growing around the temple gate. Temple is shaded which makes for a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve M
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relatively crowd free it you get there in the morning, this provides a great photo opportunity of a tree growing around the temple gate. Temple is shaded which makes for a nice experience also.

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Hong Kong, China
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313 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It isn't very big but still impressive. While we have the driver with us, we won't miss it in the giant circle. Stopping by for about 30 minutes would be enough.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a stop if you are passing by, but not a must do. It is quite a small temple but the best part of it was right at the back, with the huge fig tree coming out of the gate - you could easily miss it so make sure you carry on walking as far as you can go... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of the big circuit route, Ta Som is a hidden gem. Just located beside Neak Pean, we stopped for around 30 minutes before headed south to East Mebon. We got there around 2PM and there were only a handful of people walking around. The greatest wonder of Ta Som lies at the very end of temple. The huge... More 

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1 Thank Vanessa O
Newdelhi india
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862 reviews
672 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 781 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ta Som falls under the big circuit visit of temples but should not be missed.It has become part of the UNESCO plan of conservation of heritage sites & efforts can be seen towards that end.Like the nearby Ta Prohm & Preah Khan the temple is covered by big trees & plants but one should walk till the end to see... More 

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Brisbane
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643 reviews
237 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There weren't many people at the Ta Som temple when we visited (around 10am). Standing at the front entrance you could see each doorway getting smaller - interesting. Around the back there is a huge fig tree and the roots are starting to destroy the gate of the temple.

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1 Thank Brissy2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

So at first you think it's another temple; nice apsaras and warrior reliefs; but then you get to the end and turn around and WOW the best tree in the world. This tree has taken over a gate (a great gate in the Bayon style) and it's just consumed it. Well worth a visit and a quiet temple in the... More 

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1 Thank Katie S
Orlando, Florida
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118 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a smaller temple compare to most, still a nice walk. It full of art carvings and great photo ops. Make sure you make to the end of the temple before heading back, you will regret not seeing the huge tree growing above the temple.

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1 Thank KhrizJustTravels
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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772 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

There are some great photo opportunities for carvings and roots here. It is kind of a small temple, but is still worth visiting for 1/2 hour. Enjoy.

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Chandler, Arizona
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425 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Make sure you walk to the end of this temple since it will get you a great view of a tree growing all over the temple

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