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Xa Long Pagoda

Originally built in wood in the 18th century, this magnificent Khmer pagoda was completely rebuilt in 1923 but proved to be too small. From 1969 to 1985, the present-day large pagoda was slowly built as funds trickl…
Buddhist Temple in Soc Trang

Buu Son Tu

Buu Son Tu (Precious Mountain Temple) was founded over 200 years ago by a Chinese family named Ngo. This temple is highly unusual in that nearly every object inside is made entirely of clay. The hundreds of statues …
Buddhist Temple in Soc Trang

Mahatup Pagoda

Mahatup Pagoda, also called the Bat Pagoda, is a large, peaceful, Khmer monastery compound with a resident colony of fruit bats. Literally hundreds of these creatures hang from the trees: the largest weigh about 1kg…
Buddhist Temple in Soc Trang

Kh’leang Pagoda

Except for the rather garish paint job, this pagoda could have been transported straight from Cambodia. Originally built from bamboo in 1533, it had a complete concrete rebuild in 1905. Several monks reside in the p…