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Phnom Sampeau

#6 of 52 things to do in Battambang Features Animals
57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Chilling yet beautiful

We opted to take a jeep up as it was very hot. At the top is the bizarre mix of stunning view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Pleasant day trip

It was a lovely ride from Battambang in a tuk tuk through the rice fields. We decided to take a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted to take a jeep up as it was very hot. At the top is the bizarre mix of stunning view, beautiful old temple, sad and sobering killing cave and graphic modern depictions of Buddhist punishment for sins. The jeep was fun but not...More

1  Thank cafekangoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely ride from Battambang in a tuk tuk through the rice fields. We decided to take a jeep up to the top for $10 rather than the steps and it was worth it if you have any physical issues like a bad...More

Thank SavageCarrot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not a great experience at all. We drove up by motorbike and had kids accompany us to the top. Then the security asked for $2 per person but we told them we knew it was $1. They accepted. Not even sure if we...More

Thank I_wander_asia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved monkey so much, when i first see them, i feel very happy. i feed them and they come close to me. they are so clever. Recommend

Thank Weliam H
Reviewed 11 June 2017

One of the most amazing parts of our trip! Phnom Sampeau has the Killing Caves, a wat on top of the mountain, monkeys, and the bats at the base of the mountain. Some people think the bat caves and Phnom Sampeau are two separate places....More

Thank garrettryangibson
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Somber reminder of the slaughter of 2 million people (1975-1979) by the Khmer Rouge at the Killing Caves of Phnom Sampeau, Battambang province.

Thank delacova
Reviewed 29 May 2017

There are many monkeybon the top of Mountain and they are so piggy. they came close to me and try to steal my mango. they are not afraid of people.

Thank Stevie H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We travelled from Siem Reap to have a look around this province, it took 3hrs, Its a long day trip!! We didn't stay for the bats but used a jeep to take us up the steep mountain to see the sights. The jeep hire cost...More

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There is a lot to see on top of the mountain but to get the full story it pays to have a guide. There are the caves used by the Khmer Rouge to dispose of bodies, a reclining and seated Buddha, various temples, views across...More

1  Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

you can reach the top by a steep paved road or many steps. either way, there are great views to enjoy along the way. there are signs pointing to the attractions but having a local guide could be helpful to navigate the site. be careful...More

Thank travelerfromnyc09
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
At the bottom. You can't miss it, you and hundreds of other tourists will be there. There are street stall with drinks and food and chairs to sit and wait at. All the tuk tuk drivers gather at the end of the street... More