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Address: Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the...

We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, I first let you see how the people are making rice noodles. After that, we are going to see how the old lady is rolling the cigarettes. After that, we are going to see how the people are making rice papers for spring rolls. After that we are going to Ek Phnom temple. After the temple, we are taking the countryside road, and I stop for a while to explain you about how the people are living around that villages. After that we are going to see how the people are making the Cambodian cheese. After that, we are taking the countryside again to see how the people are making the bamboo sticky rice (cake). Lunch time :you can have it on the way at the countryside or come to have lunch in the city. It's up to you. Then we continue our trip to the Bamboo train and on the bamboo train you can see the (countryside and small villages). And after that we are going back to the hotel . Included: Pick up and drop off, free information, petrol, tuktuk or motorbike. Not included: entrance fees, lunch

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I left my hotel by tuk tuk at 7 a.m. and got to the ruins before any tourists. The light was great for photography and the climb up the very steep 200+ steps was not too hot. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marywastell
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Battambang Province, Cambodia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The temple is located on the top of approximately 400-metre (1,310 ft) high mountain at Koh Tey 2 commune, Banan District. It's 25 kilometers from the provincial town by the provincial Road No 155 parallel to Sangker River. Phnom Banan is a mountaintop, mid-11th century Angkorian-era ruin consisting of five prasats (towers) arranged in the quincunx (five-pointed) form reminiscent of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking a few hundret meters you reach the wonderful Temle. come here and enjoy a bit of old nature, i think its the oldest temple in kambodia!

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Thank Weltfremdvommond
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I left my hotel by tuk tuk at 7 a.m. and got to the ruins before any tourists. The light was great for photography and the climb up the very steep 200+ steps was not too hot. It was disappointing to see how few carvings were left, but the place had a peaceful atmosphere.

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Thank marywastell
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got there in the heat of the day approx 37C and high humidity. To get to the temple, which was only ruins, I had a total of nearly 400 steps to climb, but beware as the last 40 or so are very step and narrow and care needs to be taken. I took my time and made it. The ruins... More 

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Thank TessJayne
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we went to see the Wat Banan Temple was warmish (36 degrees) and quite humid and with approximately 360 stairs to navigate I was certainly hoping the temple would be worth the effort. At the base of the stairs were a number of market stalls selling both food and clothing items. There was also a picturesque lake which... More 

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Thank PeterEzzy
Seoul, South Korea
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: - Nice temple. - Beautiful view from the top. 'Cons': - Hiking up the 400 stairs. But definitely worth it. Tips: Go there early morning when there is still some fresh air. Easier to climb up.

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Thank AnaSoulTraveler
gelorup
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ruins at the top are very good, especially if you aren't going to the bigger Siem Reap ruins. There are market stalls at the bottom, and a couple of eskies half way up and at the top if you need refreshments. Looks like in a different season there may be restaurants by the lake at the bottom- very picturesque.... More 

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Thank GelorupLynda
California
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32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

English/中文 Well worth the hike! It took me 15 or so minutes to get to the top. The view up there is amazing! Be very careful at the temple, all the towers are crumbling. The staff maintaining the temple are super friendly. 大约15分钟即可爬到顶端,身体利索的话10分钟都不需要。山顶风景超赞,可以鸟瞰马德望南部的乡村。在庙里一定要注意安全,塔的结构都已经不稳定了,有些石头看起来摇摇欲坠,注意安全!

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1 Thank Meiyi C
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We took a car to this attraction and climbed the steep stairs to the top to visit the peaceful temple. Watch out while walking around as I skinned my shin which took a long time to heal in the tropical heat.

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2 Thank Andrew W
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Really enjoyed this part of our trip. The temples are wonderful examples of their age and to us were the highest point of our visit to Angkor Watt and surrounding buildings

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