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Remote Sites from Angkor Archaeological Park

Beng Melea
The ruins of Beng Melea

While there are more than enough sights within the main Angkor Archaeological Park to keep you busy, there are many more, extremely interesting sights outside the main park. Banteay Srei is the most well known of these, while further along the same road is the old water source of Kbal Spean.

Banteay Srei
Located away from the main complex, this small temple built of pink sandstone is perhaps the most intricately carved and beautiful of the temples.
Beng Melea
The remote temple of Beng Melea has only recently been opened and feasible for tourists to visit.
Kbal Spean
Up on Kulen mountain, about 50 kilometers from Siem Reap, a natural stone bridge crosses one of the small streams that pour out onto the plain below. From this bridge, and for about 100 meters downstream, the ancient Khmers carved linga images into the exposed stone riverbed.
Roluos Group
Before Angkor Wat was built, before the Khmer capital was was moved to the area around Phnom Bakeng, the center of the kingdom was located around the present-day village of Roluos.
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For a break from viewing the temples, make a trip to this huge inland sea.
 

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