Monday, July 07, 2014

PRE RUP: Romantic Temple Mountain In Siem Reap, Cambodia





PRE RUP: Romantic Temple Mountain In Siem Reap, Cambodia


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A popular sunset spot in Siem Reap, Pre Rup is a majestic temple mountain with steep, knee-high steps. Its height is imposing, and definitely not recommended for those with acrophobia. But if you’ve got guts, you’ll soon find the climb to be rewarding.” – source here


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Steep steps not for the weak
 
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It is known today as the "turning of the body," which reflects the common belief among Cambodians that the ashes of the body during the cremation ceremony is rotated in different directions as the service progresses.
 
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This temple mountain is made up of of brick, laterite and sandstone construction.
 
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Pre Rup is an architecturally and artistically superior temple-mountain. Beautifully carved false doors on upper level, as well as an excellent view of the surrounding countryside. Richly detailed, well-preserved carvings, particularly on the lintels.” – source here
 
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A Lion guardian at Pre Rup Temple Cambodia
 
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Beautiful view from the top. No crowd and no noise – perfect spot for you to take in all the beauty of Pre Rup and the whole of Angkor Wat Temple.
 
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Aside from PREA KHAN, Pre Rup is one of our TOP favorite temples in Angkor Wat. With the view and the ambiance, I find the place romantic, perfect for prenup photos :)


READ MORE:
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Angkor Wat Cambodia Tour: City of Temples
Siem Reap, Cambodia Tourism: Where To Go and Eat - 6D5N - Day 3
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PRE RUP: Romantic Temple Mountain In Siem Reap, Cambodia

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 "IT'S FOR THE EXPERIENCE" -- this is what she always tell people when she wants to do something FUN like Mountain Climbing, Rappelling on a Hanging Bridge (which was not determined if it was in good condition since it was a really old PNR Bridge), Eating Beef Liver SASHIMI (yes, the raw one) and even Jumping off the Plane at 15,000 feet.

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