Phnom Srey And Phnom Pros – Kampong Cham
They are located at Kampong Siem district and they are 7 kilometers distance from Kampong Cham city.
The pagoda of Phnom Pros has official name called What Sovan Kiri Rotanak Phnom Pros. It features a very attractive and tall pagoda with fantastic architectural detail. There are monkeys in the parking lot; you can buy bananas from the vendors to feed them. This is an excellent site for animal photography because the monkeys take relatively little notice of humans.
The pagoda of Phnom Srey requires a 220 step to climb up to the top of hill. Enjoying the views from the top.
Wat Preah Theat Thmor Da Temple – Kampong Cham
Wat Preah Theat Thma Da temple is 38 kilometers far southeast of Kampong Cham city. It is located O’Rang Oav district. From Kampong Cham city , you drive on National Road 7, turn right at National Road 11 and continue ride to O’Rang Oav district.
The temple is 190 meters long and 60 meters wide. In this temple complex, there are Preah Theat temple and a pond that is 180 meters wide and 950 meters long. The pond is called Tonle Sa Ngout.
Along the entrance to the temple, there is Preah Vihear Preah Chul Nipean temple. In the past, there was a statue of the reclining Buddha reaching nirvana which was stolen.
Preah Theat Teuk Chha – Kampong Cham
Preah Theat Teuk Chhar is a group of temples in Prey Chhar District and is 39 kilometers far from Kampong Cham city.
You can reach Preah Theat Teuk Chhar temple by taking National Road 7 from the city centre, turn right at the provincial road and drive 13 kilometers before turning right again and driving another 5 kilometers along a canal trail, to the temple site.
The temples were built in AD 1005, during the reign of King Suryavarman I. In the temple, there are a number of statues that local people come to worship. The statues are Atitep Vero, Kongchak, Hekpous, Srei Krupleak, Tuosmuk and Angkrong Pleung. Behind the temple, there is another hall Meru Mena which was built during French colonial times.
Wat Joy T’maw – Kampong Cham
Wat Joy T’maw is the top most tourist attractions in Kampong Cham. It is visited by thousands of tourist from all over the world.
You will be mesmerized with the beauty of the place which has combined its colonial flavor with Cambodian traditional art. Among the temples in the region, the Wat Joy T’maw is a must-visit. You can see the quintessential flavor of Angkor architecture captured in all aspects of the temple.
Visitor will be pleasantly surprised to see the intricate patterns and minute sculpture which speaks of the brilliance of the sculptors and the wall paintings which elaborate on various topics like life, death and afterlife.
Nokor Bachey Temple – Kampong Cham
Nokor Bachey temple is located 2.2 kilometers from Kampong Cham city. It is a cultural and historical temple.
The temple was built in the middle of the 11th century, during the reign of Suryavarman II and King Ouphey. The temple is about 200 meters inside the gate. Nokor Bachey Temple is a famous destination which is visited by local and tourist in Kampong Cham.