Wat Kor


This temple is the central feature of the village of Wat Kor.

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1. Wat Kor Village

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About 2km south of central Battambang, the village of Wat Kor is centred around the temple of the same name. It's a great place to wander, especially late…

2. Mrs Bun Roeung's Ancient House

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Built of now-rare hardwoods almost a century ago and surrounded by an orchard garden, Mrs Bun Roeung's Ancient House has a wide verandah and exudes the…

3. Khor Sang House


Khor Sang House is one of a clutch of surviving traditional Khmer houses in Wat Kor village, with floors worn lustrous by a century of bare feet…

4. Wat Kampheng

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Built in the early 19th century, Wat Kampheng was moved lock, stock and barrel to its present location in the 1920s. Most of the original has since been…

5. Governor's Residence

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The two-storey Governor's Residence, with its balconies and wooden shutters, is a handsome legacy of the early 1900s. The interior is now open to the…

6. Wat Sangker

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This substantial wat sits along the east bank of the Sangker River.

7. Battambang Museum

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This petite provincial museum has been given a full makeover thanks to the generous support of Friends of Khmer Culture (FOKC; www.khmerculture.net) and…

8. Wat Damrey Sar

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A good example of the fusing of Thai Buddhist and Cambodian Buddhist wat architecture during the Thai occupation, Wat Damrey Sar (built in 1904) features…