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General information
- Province: Kampong Cham
- Area: 9,799 sq km
- Population: 1,800,499
- Density: 164
- District: 16
- Commune: 173
- Village: 1,748
Kampong Cham is a province in the East of Cambodia and is124km from Phnom Penh
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Tourist attractions

Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Chor Cha & Sanlong Hills:
- How to go: 86 km (2h:15mn) From Provincial Town.
- Description: Nature Wildlife Preserves.

- Location: National Road No. 6, Chealear Commune, BaTheay District.
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Chroy Chek:
- How to go: 17km (30mn) From Provincial Town.
- Description: Nature Wildlife Preserves.

- Location: National Road No.7, Veal Kreal Village, Trean Commune, Kampong Siem District.
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Koh Pen Beach:
- How to go: 2km (2mn) From Provincial Town.
- Description: Operations of Recreation Park and Beaches.

- Location: Kampong Cham & Kampong Siem District.
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Man-Made Resort Of Teuk Chha:
- Description: Next to the temple, there is a canal existing since the ancient time. The canal has water all year round, either dry or rainy seasons; water which is clear and non-stopped flowing which leads to attracting tourists to enjoy it happily. On either side of the clear-water canal, there are plants and trees growing; but now these plants and trees have been cut off to make a big plain where the vast water spreads out at the rock temple. In order to take advantage from the canal, a dam has been constructed to provide water to big rice fields in Prey Chhor District, Kampong Cham Pronvice and in Ba Ray District, Kampon Thom province. Because the area is the cool place with great quantity of water and cool shadow from the trees that are growing around the ancient temple, these can sometime attract tourists to visit and enjoy during their holiday leading to be well known. Nowadays, the ancient pond, which we described as the achievement of Dr. Chung Kheal is the wast-water pond located in front of the dam that has been
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Nokor Bachey Temple:
- Description: Is the historical site located at 2.2 Kilometer distance from the Kampong Cham provincial town along the National road N0 7 (Phnom Penh- Kampong Cham) in 12-kilometer distance and turn left more 200 Metes. The temple can be accessible by all types of vehicles. The temple site is divided into: Tonle Om: Size 400 Meters x 500 Meters located at the East of the temple in approximate 300-metres distance from the temple.

First Long Building: Size 421 Meters x 371 Meters made of late rite stone of 2.9-meter height and 2.4-metre length. Now, most parts of this long building have broken. In the area of the first long building included:

- Six Lions: Located at the entrance of the second long building; the entrance has two-meter width.

- Eight dragons: Located behind the six lions.

- Two devils: Stand at both sides of the entrance.

Second long building: Included:

- Two statues of Te Cho Dam Din

- Two devils each has 1.6-metre height.

- Two ponds each has 20 Meter x 20 Meter; the two ponds are not dried during the dry season.
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Phnom Han Chey:
- Description: Han Chey Mountain has official name "Chey Kiri Mountain" located at the East of Kampong Cham province, at the northern part of Mekong River. This resort located at Han Chey village, Han Chey commune, Kampong Siem District in the distance of 18 kilometers by water and 20 kilometers by land. The mountain can be climbed up by 295 beautiful stair steps, and has pagoda and the temple of Kuk made of ancient solid bricks each has seven-square meter size. In addition, there is another temple having square shape made of sandstone located at the North of pagoda; at the valley of the mountain, there is another temple called "Pra Sat Neang Khmao" made of stones each has seven-square meter size. The mountain of Han Chey has beautiful scenery and also has many visitors; the international visitors who go there as group by boat. Recently, there are many tourist sites which have been found in the province Kampong Cham; but not yet operated for tourists to visit. Along the Mekong River, there are a beautiful bank and island
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Phnom Srey, Phnom Pros:
- Description: Located at Kro La Commune, Kampong Siem District in Seven- kilometer distance from the provincial town of Kampong Cham or 114-kilometre distance from Phnom Penh with exceeding 500 Meters to the left. The pagoda of Phnom Pros has official name called "What Sovan Kiri Rotanak Phnom Pros"; in 1000 Meters to the North, there is another mountain, which has pointed peak called "Phnom Srey". North of the Phnom Srey, there are ranks of mountains such as mountains of Dang Rek, Ba Ley and Chhuk. The mountain of Pros has dull peak and has approximate 30-metre height. It can be reached by road until the top. At the top, there are a high-five peak temple adapted the model of Bontey Srey temple and two pagodas closed to each other: one is the old pagodas having two peaks built in Sang Kum Reas Niyum time and the other one is being built. Under the temple, there is a big statue with 15-metre height built by the first dead of pagoda, named Keo So. At the mountain base, there are Kot for monks staying.
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Preah Theat Teuk Chha:
- Description: Located at Thmor Da village, Boeung Peay Commune and at Thmey village, Kroch Commune, Prey Chhor District in distance of 39 kilometers from the provincial town. The resort was organized in AD 1005 during the reign of King, Sorya VarmanI. The construction of Pheah Theat Teuk Chha temple was arranged by Mr. Chung Chheal (Cheak Teak Kho Leah or Dr. Lak Sin Trak); the place of Pheah Theat Teuk Chha called Srey Kon Trei Svarak; the two Buddhist statues called Bornesvarak and and Sorak Svati; in front of the temple, there is another temple, the small residence of angel. In the Preah Theat Teuk Chha resort, there are 551 small temples characterizing Buddhism and Brahmanism. King, Sorya Varman I agreed with the proposal set up, and he contributed a lot of his own properties to construct the temple. Dr. Chung Chheal or Dr. Lak Sey Trak started constructing the temple with his property and his intellect as well as encouraging people to contribute their property. In the middle of the big temple, there is Linga.
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Prey Nor Kor Knong-Krov Temple:
- Description: Is an ancient site located at the Southeast of Kampong Cham province, at Prey Nor Kor village, Daun Tey Commune, Ponhea Krek district in the distance of 42 Kilometers from the provincial town of Kampong Cham. Prey Nor Kor Knong-Krov temple can be accessible by the National Road No 7 and turn right by a trail at Dam Nak Cha village. This resort has five trails at the public gathering place of Daun Tey Commune such as: - The trail at the public gathering place of Knar has six-kilometer distance. - The distance from the main road to Preah Theat is five kilometers. - he distance from the main road to Preah Theat is five kilometers. The distance from the trail to Dam Nak Cha is 10 Kilometres. - The distance from Poan Chrey to Prey Nor Kor Knong is 5.3 Kilometers. The resort of Prey Nor Kor Knong-Krov temple is the gathering place where the local people and tourists meet each other for enjoying popular games and religious purpose during the traditional festival. The Temple of Prey Nor Kor has the same form to the t
Tourist attractions in Kampong Cham Wat Preah Theat Thmor Da Temple:
- Description: Is the ancient site located at the Southeast of Kampong Cham province; it located at Preah Theat Thmor Da village, Preah Theat commune, Ou Rang Au District. This pagoda is 38-kilometre distance from Kampong Cham province and can be reached by the National Road No 7 and turning by the Road No 11 to Au Rang Au District, then continuing more eight kilometers by a trail. The area of the pagoda has 190-metres length and 160-metre width consisting of a Preah Theat temple and a big pond with clear water called "Tonle Sor Nguot"; the pond has 950-metres length and 180-metres width.

Source: Ministry of Tourism of the Kingdom of Cambodia

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