The pagodas of Cambodia’s Kandal province

What we say: 3.5 stars



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!

Last updated: 11th April, 2015

About the author:
Previously, Lina has been based in Oakland, California, New York City, Dublin and London. Lina spends most of her time thinking about food, travel and synthpop. She's currently based in Siem Reap.
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