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Phnom Chisor Temple

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Address: Off Highway 2 | Prasat Neang Khmau, Takeo Province, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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An interesting afternoon far from PP and its traffic

We decided to go to Tonle Bati and Phnom Chisor after exhausting what PP had to offer. While we did not enjoy the visit of the Tonle Bati temple, we really thought that Phnom... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My recent trip in cambodia wasn't complete if I hadn't take a tuktuk and spend more than 2 hour to visit the temple in chisor mountain. It was truely amazing place to visit. a very peaceful place to ease my tough,bumpy and dusty riding experince. Monks staying in this place are friendly and suggested to go up on the top... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't remember how many steps there are to get to the top but it's lots. However it's well worth the effort as not only are the views spectacular, but the ancient ruins at the top are fascinating.

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Thank travelkat88
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go to Tonle Bati and Phnom Chisor after exhausting what PP had to offer. While we did not enjoy the visit of the Tonle Bati temple, we really thought that Phnom Chisor was worth the two-hour car ride. There are two sets of stairs to get to the temple - the old renovated one and the modern... More 

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Thank Julie G
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Chiso mountain is in Takeo province of Cambodia with the real view of mountain temple built the Angkorian King. It is nice and fantastic in this province. The way up to the hill is more than 400 steps. Highly recommend this temple.

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Thank Kamsan S
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We really wanted to go to Angkor Wat, but we just didn't have enough time. However, this temple turned out to be equally intriguing. Originally built in the 11th century as a temple tribute to Hindu gods, the temple transitioned to a Buddhist site later on its history. Today, the site is preserved by a group of monks at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Phnom Chisor temple was built in the early 11th century by King Suryavarman some 133 metres up a hill or 412 steps. The view of the surrounding country side only adds to value of this trip. The ruins are in reasonable condition should you arrive early enough provide some great photographic opportunities.

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Thank dobboinaus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The temple is very nice. Phnom Chiso is located at Takoe Province. It takes time 2 hours by car from Phnom Penh city to reach there, but it's amazing. The view on the top is beautiful. Highly recommend this place to tourists

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Thank Nadochon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

It's nothing fancy but a very common place for local people to visit with their families and participate in religious festivals. The temples are beautiful and well maintained. The hike up the mountain requires a bit of strength and extra water. It is the most enjoyable if you visit the temple in the morning when its cooler than the afternoon.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went there in a tuk tuk costing us $30 which took us two and a half hour to get there. The journey on the tuk tuk is very interesting bumpy and dusty but I highly recommend it. Our driver has to ask the direction to phnom chisor which can be quite complicated because there weren't any sign to this place.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This place is amazing its full of history. A must visit when your in Cambodia. We had a one day pass and got to see so much.

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