Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

The archaeological site of Sambor Prei Kuk, “the temple in the richness of the forest” in the Khmer language, has been identified as Ishanapura, the capital of the Chenla Empire that flourished in the late 6th and early 7th centuries AD. The property comprises more than a hundred temples and so more. The art and architecture developed here became models for other parts of the region and lay the ground for the unique Khmer style of the Angkor period.

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Phnom Santuk

Phnom Santuk

25.17km from Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

Phnom Santok is a cultural and natural site located in Ko Koh village, Ko Koh commune, Santuk district, about 17 kilometers south of Kampong Thom provincial town. The site includes four mountains: Phnom Srah Kmao or Phnom Tbeng, Phnom Penhum or Phnom Kraper, Phnom Champa, and Phnom Santuk.

Phum Prasat Temple

Phum Prasat Temple

35.85km from Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

A huge temple that was dedicated to Shiva. It was a sanctuary built temple on the flat terrace without the false door and faced to the east. In the ancient period. There are so many things to see in and around this temple and it is one of the favorite places of tourists.

Prasat Preah Khan of Kampong Svay

Prasat Preah Khan of Kampong Svay

67.7km from Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

Preah Khan Kompong Svay is an enormous temple complex located about 100 kilometers due east of Angkor. The name of the temple is a modern designation referring to the former name of the province (Kompong Svay) to distinguish it from the better-known Preah Khan temple in Angkor. Covering about twenty-five square kilometers, Preah Khan Kompong Svay is the largest Khmer-era monument ever constructed.

Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary

Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary

75.28km from Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

The Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary is a terrestrial protected area with tropical and subtropical moist and dry broadleaf forests. It is the largest remaining primary lowland evergreen forest in Cambodia with a wide range of flora and fauna. It also has a large range of wild animals also.

Kampong Luong Floating Village

Kampong Luong Floating Village

96.81km from Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

The Kompong Luong floating village is the product of one man’s vision and the collective endeavor of the entire community. Situated in the southern section of Tonle Sap lake in Pursat province, this is one of the most intriguing parts in Cambodia. Here, you will experience how the community adapts in their environment.

Tonle Sap River

Tonle Sap River

97.29km from Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk

This is a large freshwater lake located in Combodia and flows through the provinces of Cambodia. It is one of the beautiful attractions by its natural beauty and it is also one of the main water resources in this area.

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Kampong Thom Province

Kampong Thom is Cambodia's second largest province by area. There are a number of significant Angkorian sites in the area, including Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk and Prasat Andet temples. As one of the nine provinces bordering Tonle Sap Lake, Kampong Thom is part of the Tonlé Sap Biosphere Reserve.

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