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Tour Itinerary for Angkor (including Angkor Wat)

In order to help visitors, especially those with limited time, efficiently plan their touring itineraries, we have assigned each of Angkor’s temples a star rating (see our tips for visiting Angkor). The rating appears next to each temple’s profile in the guide, as well as on the above map of Angkor’s temples.

3-Star Temples at Angkor (red)

  • Angkor Wat (strict dress code enforced)
  • Bakong (Roluos)
  • Banteay Samre
  • Banteay Srei
  • Bayon
  • Preah Khan

2-Star Temples at Angkor (blue)

  • Baphuon (strict dress code enforced)
  • Neak Pean
  • Prasat Kravan
  • Preah Ko (Roluos)
  • Pre Rup
  • Ta Prohm

1-Star Temples at Angkor (green)

  • Angkor Thom: South Gate, Phimeanakas, Elephant and Leper King Terraces
  • Baksei Chamkrong
  • Banteay Kdei
  • Beng Mealea
  • Chau Say Tevoda
  • East Mebon
  • Lolei (Roluos)
  • Phnom Bakheng
  • Ta Keo
  • Ta Som
  • Thommanon

Should I visit a 1-star temple?

The temples we’ve identified as 1-star temples are still exceptional sites and were included in our guidebook because they have something special to offer. Please don’t neglect them. As will become clear in our profiles on these temples, many of the 3-star’s most distinctive features — continuous narrative reliefs, covered galleries, all-sandstone construction — saw first expression in a one-star. Visiting the one-stars, then, fills out the story and can help you appreciate the overall progression of stylistic change at Angkor. Plus, since many are off the beaten path, you often have them all to yourself.

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