Attractions

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Preah Vihear Province

Prasat Preah Vihear

The most dramatically situated of all Angkorian monuments, Prasat Preah Vihear sprawls along a clifftop near the Thai border, with breathtaking views of lowland Cambodia 550m below. An important place of pilgrimage …
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Preah Vihear Province

Preah Khan of Kompong Svay

For tantalising lost-world ambience, this remote temple complex about 90km south of Preah Vihear City can't be beaten. It's wrapped by vines and trees, and thanks to its back-of-beyond location, the site is astonish…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Preah Khan of Kompong Svay

Preah Khan Main Temple

The main temple is surrounded by a (now dry) moat similar to the one around Angkor Thom. Once through the grand gateway, the trail meanders past a dharmasala (pilgrim's rest house) and through another crumbling pavi…
Wildlife Reserve in Preah Vihear Province

Veal Krous Vulture Feeding Station

In order to save three critically endangered species – the white-rumped, slender-billed and red-headed vultures – the Wildlife Conservation Society (www.wcs.org) set up a ‘vulture restaurant’ in the village of Dongp…
Wildlife Reserve in Preah Vihear Province

Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary

One of the last places on earth where you can see Cambodia’s national bird, the critically endangered giant ibis. Trips here are run by the Siem Reap-based Sam Veasna Center, and, within the sanctuary, the village o…
Buddhist Temple in Preah Khan of Kompong Svay

Prasat Preah Stung

About 2km west of Preah Khan's baray stands Prasat Preah Stung (known to locals as Prasat Muk Buon or Temple of the Four Faces). It's particularly memorable because its central tower (held up by bamboo scaffolding) …
Buddhist Temple in Preah Khan of Kompong Svay

Prasat Preah Thkol

On the western shore of Preah Khan's baray is Prasat Preah Thkol (known by locals as Mebon), an island temple similar in style to the Western Mebon at Angkor.
Buddhist Temple in Preah Khan of Kompong Svay

Prasat Damrei

Prasat Damrei (Elephant Temple) lies at the eastern end of a 3km-long baray (reservoir) and is the first temple on the Preah Khan access road. On the summit of this small pyramid temple, two of the original exquisit…
Buddhist Temple in Preah Vihear City

Wat

Preah Vihear City's major wat is just off Mlou Prey St.