Preah Vihear Temple is an ancient Hindu temple, dedicated to Shiva.
It is situated atop a 525 m cliff in the Dangrek mountain, in the Preah Vihear province, Cambodia. On July 7, 2008, Preah Vihear was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple is well preserved due to its remote location.
Ancient Capital Koh Ker
Koh Ker was once an ancient capital which is located about 49 kilometers west of the provincial town, in Srayong Cheung village, Srayong commune, Kulen district, Chhork Koki highland.
There are over 200 temples and shrines, which have been largely overgrown by the surrounding forest in Koh Ker Complex. Because of its isolation and , Koh Ker exudes a quiet, peaceful charm that stands in contrast to Angkor Wat.
Wat Bak Kam
Wat Bak Kam is located at the food of Tbeng mountain in Tbeng Meanchey district. It is about 17 kilometers far from the provincial Tbeng Meanchey city. The pagoda is 1, 000 meters long and 400 meters wide.
It is surrounded with nice view, forest and fresh air. During holidays, local villagers usually visit temple and pray for good health healing and blessing.
Wat Peung Preah Kor
Wat Peung Preah Kor is located in Mohapol Village – next to the foot of Tbeng mountain. The temple features beautiful natures and is a good place for relaxation. It is believed to possess strong supernatural powers.
Phnom Pralean Temple
Phnom Pralean temple is located on a 180 meters high hill. It is 25 kilometers far fromTbeng Meanchey city. It is surrounded with beautiful nature and abundant fresh airs where is a good place to visit.
Noreay temple is 32 kilometers far from Tbeng Meanchey city. There are 3 temples which are standed separate from each other about 200 meters. According to the study, Noreay temples were built in 7th century.
The Bakan temples are located in Ta Siang village. It is about 105 kilometers southwest of Tbeng Meanchey city. According to historians, the temple used to be a hiding place of King Jayavarman VII before he ascended to the throne in AD 1181. It’s architecture is similar to the style of Bayon and Ta Prohm temples.
Krapum Chhouk Temple
Krapum Chhouk Temple is located in Romdos commune, Rovieng district, about 45 kilometers south of the provincial town. It was built in the late 10th century.
Kork Beng Temple
Kork Beng Temple is located in Tbiang Meanchey district, Preah Vihear Province. The temple was built between AD 936 and 951 on ordered from King Jayavarman IV. It is 8 meters high and 12 meters square. In temple center, there is a statue of bodhisattva.