Jul 31 2011

The pagodas of Cambodia’s Kandal province

Published by at 8:48 am under Sightseeing & activities


Despite completely surrounding Phnom Penh, Kandal province is often ignored by visitors to the capital city. It’s worth a day trip, though, to check out the many beautiful pagodas that are found there.

Wallpaper for Khmer pagodas.

Wallpaper for Khmer pagodas.

Pastel hues and palms.

Pastel hues and palms.

 

Shoes outside.

Shoes outside.

 

Buddha is everywhere.

Buddha is everywhere.

 

Ruby red detail.

Ruby red detail.

 

Psychedelic nagas.

Psychedelic nagas.

Travellers palms and a Photoshop sky.

Travellers palms and a Photoshop sky.

 

Flags at no mast.

Flags at no mast.

Radiance.

Radiance.

 

Light a candle, make a donation.

Light a candle, make a donation.

 

Every pagoda should have one.

Every pagoda should have one.

 

Our guess: the abbot likes pink.

Our guess: the abbot likes pink.

 

Smile!

Smile!

 

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2 Responses to “The pagodas of Cambodia’s Kandal province”

  1. […] like to observe some of the Pchum Ben traditions, you can visit any of the pagodas in Phnom Penh or its surrounds. Cambodians are always very happy to share their traditions with interested, respectful visitors. […]

  2. […] notes for the ‘tolls’ and prepare to get wet (and while you’re in Kandal — check out the pagodas). There’s usually fireworks near the riverside and those who haven’t escaped the city […]

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