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Address: Roulos Group, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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I visited the Lolei temple as it was part of the Roluos group of Temples & after we visited the other two well known ones visited this smaller one,which on hindsight could have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has 4 little broken towers to see but if not interested in the story behind what you see and dont have a guide with you, no reason to go. Seems like there are restoration works in progress. As always in SR, the ladies selling drinks outside the attraction are interested only in ripping you off.

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Newdelhi india
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Lolei temple as it was part of the Roluos group of Temples & after we visited the other two well known ones visited this smaller one,which on hindsight could have avoided.Anyway i spent only 15 minutes strolling around the temple built in the late 9th century by King Yasovarman i dedicated to its four Gods.Though envisaged as... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is around 14km from Siem Reap and there was scaffolding around the temple on our visit. We were more interested in the Monastery next door and the nearby Angkor Legacy Academy where children from poor family backgrounds receive free education.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the Roluos Group,look for fine inscriptions in Sanskrit or old Khmer. Friendly Buddhist teaching temple here with a classroom of nearly 20 computers: Universal Friendship School - seem to be doing a really good job.

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I stopped off at this site on the way to ..Bakong. Although the Lolei ruins are covered in scaffold the Current temple used there now has wonderful paintings all over the internal walls and the ceiling.There is also a little school here..as I was leaving they were all riding there bikes in.. The trip out by Tuk Tuk I found... More 

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Bangkok
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This temple is on the south group of angkor wat archaeological park, on the not too high hill. There is modern buddhist monatery on the left side. The temples themselves are severly ruined. But some pediments are well preserved and reliefs of guardian ladies are the masterpiece here. While 2 of buildings are scaffolded for renovation, the other 2 of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Lolei is part of the Rolous temple group, which includes Bakong and Prah Ko, both of which are not even a 10 minute drive away. Despite being the youngest of these temples, it is in a vey poor state of preservation. The German government has underwritten preservation work and there is a lot of scaffolding on several of the buildings.... More 

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Gloucestershire, England
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Lolei is one of the smaller temples in the Roluos Group it is still worth the effort to visit, especially if visiting others in the group.

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The last of the three Temples in the Roluos group and to be honest, not worth the effort. Two of the three buildings have scaffolding from top to bottom (and according to the guide, has been like this for 3 years).

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

For the hardcore history buffs or those wanting to tick everything off thelist, you should go and see (along with the small circle and big circle of course). If you only have limited time in Siem Reap and can't see 20+ temples, then you could give this one a miss. It is mostly sectioned off due to repairs, and isn't... More 

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