A fine taster for Angkor
What we say:
Ek Phnom dates back to the 11th century and is one of the most-visited attractions around Battambang. If you've already seen Angkor you'll probably find it a bit disappointing, but if you haven't been there yet, it's a fine taster.
On weekdays, you're likely to have the entire place to yourself, while on weekends, it is a popular excursion for those based in Battambang. The ruins have been heavily looted and look to have partially been collapsed on purpose to get at some sections of it. Out the front of the ruins is a new temple known for its murals.
More detailsHow to get there: Ek Phnom is best reached from Battambang by motodop along the river road and takes around 45 minutes, passing through some beautiful scenery.
Last updated: 13th November, 2010
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