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Kompong Thom

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  • Sambor Prei Kuk
    4 stars

    Kompong Thom is really only known for two things -- Pol Pot and Sambor Prei Kuk. The latter is the main tourist attraction in the province today and is a pleasant half-day trip from Kompong Thom town centre. The ruins are much older than the more famous Angkor to the northwest. Both are former ... read more

  • Phnom Santuk
    3 stars

    About 10 kilometres south of town off National Road 6 This hilltop pagoda with an active monastery embodies both the good and bad of modern Cambodian culture. It has a beautiful view from the top of the wat, as well has friendly English monks keen to have a chat as well as Cambodian teens ... read more

  • Santuk Silk Farm
    3.5 stars

    Right before the entrance to Phnom Santuk is a sign on the right side of the road for Santuk Silk Farm. It's set about 10 metres down the dirt road on the left. Tour groups occasionally come through, we were told, and they provide lunch if you let them know you're coming ahead. The organisation ... read more


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