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Preah Vihear Temple in the Dangrek Mountains

January 18th, 2010

After visiting Laos we arrived in the north of Cambodia by bus and stayed in the capital provence of Stung Treng, a good base to explore the northern region of Cambodia with its green hills and fascinating temple ruins.

The next day we decided to visit the Preah Vihear Temple which is situated on top of Pey Tadi, a cliff of the Dangrek Mountains region. The clime up consisted in so many stairs and hills I lost count but the view from the top was just breathtaking and the whole place was so mystical.

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The Preah Vihear Temple was built during the Khmer Empire and listed a World Heritage Site in 2008. To get to this popular site we had to cross the Mekong river at Stung Treng first and from there it was still a fair ride to the Preah Vihear Province. We knew it was going to be a very long day so we got up around 5 am ready to catch one of the first ferries to the other side of the river.

In the end the day paid off big time and the views from the valley of Preah Vihear were definitely worth the effort!

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Travel Tips for Preah Vihear Cambodia:

Where to stay in Preah Vihear: Sok Sambath Hotel in Stung Treng has good facilities

What to do in Preah Vihear: Visit the Preah Vihear temple in the Dangrek Mountains Region

Where to eat in Preah Vihear: -

Travel Pictures of Preah Vihear, Cambodia

  • Amazing pictures over the river Amazing pictures over the river
  • Crossing the cambodian river Crossing the cambodian river
  • Cambodian ferry in the river Cambodian ferry in the river
  • The tuk tuk on the ferry The tuk tuk on the ferry
  • Pictures on the river Pictures on the river
  • Cambodian woman on the river Cambodian woman on the river
  • Little kittens in Cambodia Little kittens in Cambodia
  • Day trip to the Dangrek Mountains Day trip to the Dangrek Mountains
  • From Stung Treng to Preah Vihear From Stung Treng to Preah Vihear
  • Old Cambodian Temple ruins Old Cambodian Temple ruins
  • Pictures of Dangrek Mountains region Pictures of Dangrek Mountains region
  • Pictures of Cambodian Temples Pictures of Cambodian Temples
  • Old temple remains put together Old temple remains put together
  • Photos of Preah Vihear Temple in Cambodia Photos of Preah Vihear Temple in Cambodia
  • Temple valley of Preah Vihear Temple valley of Preah Vihear
  • The sacred valley of Preah Vihear The sacred valley of Preah Vihear
  • Cambodian temple remains Cambodian temple remains
  • Thousands steps up the hill Thousands steps up the hill
  • Statue covered in silk Statue covered in silk
  • Green forest walks in Cambodia Green forest walks in Cambodia
  • Pictures of Preah Vihear Pictures of Preah Vihear
  • The temple ruins of Preah Vihear The temple ruins of Preah Vihear
  • BeautifulHindu carvings BeautifulHindu carvings
  • Religious statues in Cambodia Religious statues in Cambodia
  • Amazing scenery of the Dangrek Amazing scenery of the Dangrek
  • Statue in Preah Vihear Province Statue in Preah Vihear Province
  • Green bush land Green bush land
  • The hills in north Cambodia The hills in north Cambodia

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Name: Andor
Age: 26-33
Travel type: Friends getaway

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Preah Vihear Temple in the Dangrek Mountains
Continent: Asia
Country: Cambodia
City: Preah Vihear
Period: Aug '09-Sep '09
Lenght of stay: -
Views: 1962

Travel Review

Liked: The amazing Preah Vihear Temple
Disliked: The long drive
Trip Rating: Good

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