Photo: A typical Kompong Chhnang back street.

Do-it-yourself cycling tour

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Kompong Chhnang offers quite a few worthwhile sights to see that you can take in on your way to or from the main riverside market, all easily accessed by pedal power.

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If you’re arriving from Garden Guesthouse or Chanthea Borint, or coming down National Route 5, then the very attractive French colonial provincial hall in its shady park setting is a logical starting point. The old building has been recently restored and is looking spic and span, as does the very pleasant and tidy park through which the main access driveway passes. There are plenty of tall, mature trees and benches to sit on, with a troop of resident macaques providing the floor show. This is a popular end of day hang-out spot for locals.

The revamped provincial hall. Photo taken in or around Do-it-yourself cycling tour, Kompong Chhnang, Cambodia by Mark Ord.

The revamped provincial hall. Photo: Mark Ord

A couple of traffic circles you’ll pass on the way hold the Independence Monument and statues of Neang Kong Rei and her departing beau. Heading east into the commercial centre, you’ll come across the town’s municipal market, Phsar Leu, with its labyrinth of narrow passages lined by the usual jewellers, hairdressers, food and snack stalls and household good and clothes vendors. It's worth a wander and a good spot to pick up some fried noodles or a ... Travelfish members only (Around 600 more words) ... please log in to read the rest of this story.

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