Sambor Prei Kuk, Kampong Thom Province

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Capital of the Chenla Kingdom from the 7th century, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sambor Prei Kuk represents an important archaeological precursor to and influence on the ancient Khmer society that developed later. Although it remains unrestored, the site offers much historical insight. See the mesmerizing building made from brick and sandstone, decorated with all kinds of ornaments and engravings depicting animal and plant life. Climbing and entering is not recommended. Make Sambor Prei Kuk a part of your Kampong Thom Province vacation plans using our Kampong Thom Province holiday maker .
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  • I lived in Cambodia for 12 years and always meant to visit the pre-Angkorian ruins of Sambor Prei Kuk. My wife Yim and I finally made it there, and it didn't disappoint. A tuk-tuk from central Kampong...  more »
  • It was quite interesting. It's not just ruins, but what was actually inside the temple. Statues and Shivalinga.
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  • These were my favourite temples in Cambodia. Lots of history and hardy any tourists. Get a local guide to show you around the different sites and also tell you about the local history and how they were affected by the bombings
  • Stretch from 7th to 10 centuries! A holy temple forged by our heoric khmer ancestor!
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