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Phnom Chisor

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Despite being one of Cambodia’s most interesting Angkor-period temples outside of Siem Reap, Phnom Chisor is a sadly overlooked destination.

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Perhaps second only to the view at Preah Vihear, Phnom Chisor’s hilltop setting provides wonderful views of the nearby Bassac River to the east and south to Phnom Da and Angkor Borei. On a clear day, you can even see Vietnam.

The view is a favourite with local cattle. Photo taken in or around Phnom Chisor, Takeo, Cambodia by Mark Ord.

The view is a favourite with local cattle. Photo: Mark Ord

Great for a day trip, this spectacular site is a mere hour and a half’s drive from Phnom Penh and a short hop from the well-preserved Jayarvarman VII temple of Ta Phrom at Tonle Bati, as well as the excellent wildlife rehabilitation centre of Phnom ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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