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Wat Hanchey

20km North of Kampong Cham, Kampong Cham, Cambodia
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An interesting stop

This was our first visit to a Buddhist temple, it was well worth the walk up the steep hill to get... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mariellen H
Wasilla, Alaska

Enjoyed our visit to Wat Hanchey as part of our Heritage Line's Jayavarman Mekong River Cruise... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Worongary, Australia
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20km North of Kampong Cham, Kampong Cham, Cambodia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first visit to a Buddhist temple, it was well worth the walk up the steep hill to get there. It is a beautifully situated temple complex with incredible views. Once there we took part in the Buddhist Water Blessing. Since it is...More

Thank Mariellen H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed our visit to Wat Hanchey as part of our Heritage Line's Jayavarman Mekong River Cruise. Some of us walked up the 300 or so steps (while the rest took the bus up) to the monastery, and its series of Buddhist temples and other colourful...More

Thank HappyTravelsQld
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was a stop on our Avalon Siem Reap Mekong River cruise. It was a very nice walk up a long winding road to Wat Hanchey. The temple is set up high with an excellent view of the Mekong River. There are many different buildings...More

Thank Rich30306
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is an interesting temple stop during the Mekong River cruise with a great view over the river. It is fascinating to watch the monks and feel a little part of their ceremony. One of the very young 'monks' showed us how to wear his...More

Thank Foodie1947
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were on an Avalon river cruise, and this was one of the stops. It would not normally be a place that most tourists would see. The walk from the river up to the temple complex is quite steep, but those who couldn't do it...More

Thank igolfCA
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This temple pre dates the Angkor temple complex built by the Chenla Empire in 8th century.It showcases the superb architecture of the time There are 291 steps to climb or go by vehicle, Views across the Mekong and countryside are wonderful. This is a regular...More

Thank foxylady23
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Unless you are traveling on river, it is not likely you will end up here, but this is a beautiful temple out of way temple with a great view of Mekong. It is probably one of very few "hill" that can overlook the river, so...More

Thank vamsally
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

A long, yet quite enjoyable ride from town that'll take you past village life that you won't get to see when headed to Wat Nokor or Phnom Proh/Srey. The temple grounds are fairly large and include a monastery, so you'll see quite young monks going...More

Thank Barilee T
Reviewed 22 February 2016

If you haven't seen much of rural Cambodia, a trip out from Kampong Cham will cover most of it on the drive. Typical Cambodian houses, temples, agriculture, along the Mekong. View from the temples at the top is lovely. Very interesting working temple complex with...More

Thank travellersalways
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Interesting tour of Wat Hanchey in Kampong Cham, Cambodia. The various Wats we visited were each very different.

Thank Monmimi
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