Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk
Prasat Sambour, Cambodia
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.
Attractions near 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Where is Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk
Discover more attractions in Kampong Thom Province, where Prasat Sambor Prei Kuk is located
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.