Top things to do in Preah Vihear Province

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) …
Arts & Crafts in Preah Vihear City

Weaves of Cambodia

Originally established by the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, Weaves of Cambodia, known locally as Chum Ka Mo, is a silk-weaving centre that provides work and rehabilitation for landmine and polio victims, w…
Cambodian in Prasat Preah Vihear

Apsara Restaurant

Up a grand staircase at Preah Vihear Boutique Hotel, this atmospheric, open-air restaurant offers striking views of surrounding greenery and the hotel pool, along with tasty Khmer cuisine. The amok (baked) chicken a…
Cambodian in Preah Vihear City

Phnom Tbaeng Restaurant

This open-air restaurant is one of the few places in town with an English menu. Dishes include prawn soup, tom yam (a hot-and-sour Thai soup), noodle soups and steamed fish – as well as more-adventurous options such…
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.