Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple
About Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple
Phnom Chhngok is a temple located close to Kampot in Cambodia. It is the only cave temple in Cambodia and is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. The temple ruins are older than the Angkor structures belonging to the Funan era, and it is one of the attractions while visiting Kampot. Phnom Chhngok cave temple is popular among the tourists for its Pre-Angkor period ruins and its remote countryside location surrounded by green fields.
Attractions near Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple
Phnom Sorsia is home to several natural caves. From the parking area, a stairway leads up the hillside to a gaudy modern temple. From there, steps lead left up to Rung Damrey Saa. A slippery, sloping staircase leads down and then up and then out through a hole in the other side. Exit the cave and follow the right-hand path that leads back to the temple.
Popokvil waterfall is situated on Bokor Mountain – a popular destination for tourists in Kampot Province. Famous for its pleasant cool weather and beautifully landscaped hill. The waterfall’s name, Popocvil, in Khmer, means “Swirling clouds” which is absolutely appropriate as almost every time, the waterfall is covered above by a thick mist that makes it look like an amazing scene in heaven.
Phnom Bokor National Park is the most beautiful and most mystical natural park in Southeast Asia. Phnom Bokor National Park was established by Royal decree in 1993. Named after its shape, Phnom Bokor is part of the Elephant Mountain range.
Da Dung Mountain is located near the Vietnam - Cambodia border. From Ha Tien city, follow Highway 80 to close to Thach Dong (about 7 km ), turn right, and go about 2.5 km to Da Dung mountain. This is a limestone block about 100 m high. From a distance, the mountain looks like an isosceles trapezoid, and because of the standing cliffs, it is called Da Dung mountain.
Thach Dong, also known as Van Son, is a giant remnant limestone, standing tall on a sandhill of early De-carbon sand, right along Ha Tien road to Cambodia. It was now one of the tourist attractions in Vietnam.
Powdery sands, crystal clear waters and a sea full of orange starfishes.
Where is Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple
Discover more attractions in Kampot Province, where Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple is located
Kampot is a province of Cambodia. It borders the provinces of Koh Kong and Kampong Speu to the north, Takeo and Kep, and Vietnam to the east and Sihanoukville to the west. To its south, it has a coastline of around 45 km on the Gulf of Thailand. It is rich in low arable lands and has abundant natural resources. Its capital is Kampot town.