Udong attractions

Memorial in Udong

Khmer Rouge Memorial

At the base of the main (northern) staircase leading up to Phnom Preah Reach Throap, near the restaurants, is a memorial to the victims of Pol Pot. It contains the bones of some of the people who were buried in appr…
Buddhist Stupa in Udong

Vihear Preah Ath Roes

The most impressive structure on Phnom Preah Reach Throap, Vihear Preah Ath Roes is home to an enormous seated Buddha, dedicated in 1911 by King Sisowath, that was blown up by the Khmer Rouge in 1977. The vihara, su…
Buddhist Stupa in Udong

Mak Proum Stupa

Mak Proum is the final resting place of King Monivong (r 1927–41). Decorated with garudas (mythical half-man, half-bird creatures), floral designs and elephants, it has four faces on top.
Buddhist Stupa in Udong

Ang Doung Stupa

Ang Doung is decorated with coloured tiles; it was built in 1891 by King Norodom to house the ashes of his father, King Ang Duong (r 1845–59), although some say King Ang Duong was in fact buried next to the Silver P…
Buddhist Stupa in Udong

Damrei Sam Poan Stupa

The northwesternmost of the three stupas at Udong is Damrei Sam Poan, built by King Chey Chetha II (r 1618–26) to hold the ashes of his predecessor, King Soriyopor.