About Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and made of red sandstone. It is also called the “Lady Temple,” due to its feminine and intricate designs. It is a wonderful piece of 10th-century architecture consisting of peaked structures of red sandstones. It is a sight to behold when the sunlight falls on these sandstones. It gives due justice to the visit to witness the amazing carvings in peace and serenity. The carvings depict stories of the Hindu deities and demons of the ancient era.

Must See

  • Intricate carvings on the red sandstone
  • Sunrise and sunset views of the temple
  • A beautiful sight when the color of the temple changes to orange

How to reach

It is 35 km from the city center. One can hire taxis, motorbikes, bicycles, tuk-tuks or tour buses. Taxis can be hired for a full day at the cost of $ 30 for a full day for 2 people. Tuk-tuks can be hired for a full day at the cost of $13 to $16 and can accommodate 4 people. Motorbikes cost for a full day range $3 to $10 and are easily available in the city at all places.



  • Visit early in the morning to avoid crowds and waiting.
  • Photography is allowed.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, a lot of walking is required.
  • Travel with water bottles, hats, and sunscreen to escape from the beating heat.
  • Wear respectful clothes covering the shoulders, chest, and knees, it is a holy place.
  • Maintain a dignified behavior in the temple area.
  • Hire a guide to have a better understanding of the temple history.

Visit Time

Sunday:         7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Monday:        7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday:       7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday:     7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday:          7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday:     7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Entrance Fee


There is no separate fee for Banteay Srei. It is included in the Angkor pass.
The tourist pass for one-day is $37, for three-day pass it varies between $40 to $62 and for a seven-day pass it varies between $60 to $72.

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