Top 4 attractions to explore in Kampot Province
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.
Attractions in Kampot Province
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.
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.
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.
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.
Map of attractions in Kampot Province