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Buddhist Temple in Banteay Chhmar

Banteay Top

Banteay Top (Fortress of the Army) may be small, but its impressively tall, damaged towers are highly photogenic. Constructed around the same time as Banteay Chhmar, it may be a tribute to the army of Jayavarman VII…
Buddhist Temple in Banteay Chhmar

Prasat Ta Prohm

Prasat Ta Prohm is the easiest of Banteay Chhmar's nine satellite temples to visit. This small ruined temple is topped by a well-preserved example of a Bayon-style four-faced Avalokiteshvara. To get here, exit Bante…
Cambodian in Banteay Chhmar

CBT Meal at the Temple

For those interested in a particularly atmospheric meal, the CBT Office can set up lunch or dinner in the main temple at Banteay Chhmar. There's an additional charge of US$10 to US$20 for the set-up, dependent on th…
Arts & Crafts in Banteay Chhmar

Soieries du Mékong

It is possible to see silk being woven and to purchase top-quality silk products destined for the French market at Soieries du Mékong, 150m south of where NH56 from Sisophon meets the baray (the reservoir surroundin…
Cambodian in Banteay Chhmar

Banteay Chhmar Restaurant

Near the temple’s eastern entrance, this rustic restaurant is the only place to dine without pre-ordering. It serves really tasty Khmer food.