Photo: Now that's a bustling waterfront.

Two-day itinerary

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We’re fans of Kompong Chhnang, and to take in the best of the town and its surrounds we’d recommend spending two days and nights here.





Get an early start from Phnom Penh or Battambang, the two usual destinations you’ll be coming from to get to Kompong Chhnang, or going to after your stay here, and you should have arrived and checked in by mid-morning. Where to stay? Here are our faves.

You can lose hours wandering Phsar Krom and the waterfront. Photo taken in or around Two-day itinerary, Kompong Chhnang, Cambodia by Mark Ord.

You can lose hours wandering Phsar Krom and the waterfront. Photo: Mark Ord

Start off with our town do-it-yourself cycling tour and a visit toPhsar Krom. The easy tour will take in Kompong Chhnang’s French colonial provincial hall, the Independence Monument and the statues of Neang Kong Rei and her departing beau, past the municipal market and through the town’s water backstreets. Finish up at the waterfront, where Phsar Krom is located, and explore the colourful market, which has really changed very little in years.

A typical Kompong Chhnang scene. Photo taken in or around Two-day itinerary, Kompong Chhnang, Cambodia by Mark Ord.

A typical Kompong Chhnang scene. Photo: Mark Ord

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Popular attractions in Kompong Chhnang

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Best places to stay in Kompong Chhnang

A selection of some of our favourite places to stay in Kompong Chhnang.


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