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ABOUT BONTEY MEANCHEY

 

Sisophon is a quick transit stop between Thailand and the temples of Angkor complex near Siem Reap Province. However, a number of travelers do find themselves having to spend the night here, particularly in the wet season.

 

BANTEAY CHHMAR TEMPLE

It is the historical site which was built between 12th and 13th centuries during the reign of King, Jar Varman VII. The temple is located at Thmar Puok District, along the National Road No 59A in 59-kilometerdistance from Phnom Penh.

Nowadays, the temple is damaged because of war and gangs of offendees who have stolen statues and the temple stone for selling them to Thailand. In addition, there are some other temples in Ban Teay Mean Chey province such as Pra Sat Preah Chhor and Pra Sat Pram as well that have mostly been abandoned and not arranged. At Present, Ban Teay Chhmar temple is the main tourist attractive site of the province in Luring foreign tourists to visit.

 

RESORTS

Tra Peang Thmar

It is the natural resort, similar to Ang Teuk Kang Va, but bigger. It has less tourist activity than Kang Va because it locates far from the provinial town. The resort locates at Phnom Srok District in 56-kilometer distance from the provincial town or 416-kilometer distance from Phnom Penh.

 

Phnom Bak and Phom Chen Chung

It is the natural and cultural resort locating at Se Rey Sa Phoan District, along the National Road No 5 in 65-kilometer distance from Phnom Penh or five-kilometer distance from the provincial town, then turning right more 500 Meters. The resort consists of two mountains closed to each other and big-stand rocks which look like wall. On the top of the mountains, there are new buildings constructed in ancient style for local tourists who spend their visit and leisure there during the festival days.

 

La Ang Phnom Touch

It is the natural and cultural resort locating at Mun Kul Bo Rey District, along the National Road No 5 in 28-kilometer distance from the provincial town or 332-kilometer distance from Phnom Penh. Visitors who visit the resort are usually interested in:

Natural wells suitable for hiking

Natural viewe with mountain and forest can release daily stress of tourists.

At the flank of the mountain, there is pagoda where the local people meet each other during the festival days.

 

Ang Teuk Kanh Va

It is the natural resort locating at Se Rey Sa Phoan District, along the National Road No 69A in four-kilometer distance from the provincial town or 364-kilometer distance from Phnom Penh. Visitors who visit the resort are usually interested in:

Abundance of fresh air.

Beautiful scenary with blowing winds of Ang Teuk Kang Va.

Leisure activities such as swimming, fishing and boating.

 

OTHER INTERESTING PLACES

Cheung Krouh

Classification: Nature Wildlife Preserves 

Location: Road 69A, Banteay Chhmar Village, Banteay Chhmar Commune, Tmar Puok District

Accessibility : 63 km (2h:01mn) From Provincial Town

 

Benteay Neang Temple

Classification: Nature Wildlife Preserves

Location: Road No. 5, Phnom Village, Banteay Neang Commune, Monkol Borey District

Accessibility: 11 km (20mn) From Provincial Town

 

Phnom Svay Mountain

Classification: Nature Wildlife Preserves

Location: Road No. 5, Kortan Village, O' Ormpel Commune, Serey Sophorn District

Accessibility: 1 km (2mn) From Provincial Town

 

Banteay Torp Temple

Classification: Historical Sites and Buildings

Location: Road No. 69A, Banteay Chhmar Village, Banteay Chhmar Commune, Tmar Puok

Accessibility: 55 km (1h:50mn) From Provincial Town

 

Phnome Chungcheang Mountain

Classification: Nature Wildlife Preserves

Location: Road No. 5, Toek Tla Village, Toek Tla Commune, Serey Sophorn District

Accessibility : 3 km (6mn) From Provincial Town

 

ABOUT ODDAR MEANCHEY  

 

THE CULTURAL SITE OF KHMER ROUGE (TAMU HOUSE)

The place displayed statues depicting the lifestyle and troop arrangement of Khmer Rouge during the period of their struggle against the Royal Government. This area had been organized and controlled by Khmer Rouge since 1979 to the end of 1997. The cultural site of Khmer Rouge is located at the center of An Lung Veng in 100-kilometer distance from the provincial town by Road No 68.

 At present, there are many tourists who visit the area and take picture of Khmer Rouge activities remain.

 

BORDER CHECK-PINT OF OU SMACH

AngkorwatLocated at the border of Cambodia-Thailand in 41-kilometer distance from the provincial town by Road No 68. Ou Smach is the man-made tourist site, which has been invested by Royal Group Company and VTP shop Group Company on Casino, five-star hotel and restaurants. The site has been organized as the entertainment spot in international standard. Most tourists who go there are Thai tourists.

 

WATERFALL OF CAM PEY ( WATERFALL OF LA ANG TATHONG)

It is the natural resort locating at 35-kilometer distance from the provincial town along the road No 68. The resort consists of waterfall at the mountain valley, big rock having 500-square meter size, mountain full of trees and a lot of orchids and other colorfully varied flowers. At 500-meter distance from the waterfall, there is another natural and cultural resort, which has been arranged and organized by monks who make their meditation there. This resort named Rut Cham Pey having many varied statues depicting the process of human life-born and died and other religion and animal figures. In addition, there are many other natural and historical resorts, which have been putting in the projects for development by the Provincial Tourist Office such as:

- The area of Tonle Sap
- The area of Ang Ou Ang Krang
- The area of Pra Sat Seung
- The area of Ang Tropeang Baray
- The area of Pra Sat Pursat
- The area of Cham Kar Kuy
- The area of Beung Snour
- The area of Tum Nup Thmey
- The area of Tuol Kruos (Killing field and prison of Khmer Rouge).

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