Photo: Downtown Kompong Thom.

Things to see and do

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Kompong Thom Museum
National Route 6, Kompong Thom

The tiny Kompong Thom Museum was opened in 2010 but is already gathering dust, and if it sees an average of one visitor a day we’d be surprised—we were the first visitor in days when we last swung through in early 2019. ... Read more about Kompong Thom Museum .

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Day trips

Sambor Prei Kuk
About 30 km northeast of Kompong Thom town

A site older than Angkor lost in tranquil forests, Sambor Prei Kuk is even more mysterious (and to some, lovely) than the more famous temples to the west. ... Read more about Sambor Prei Kuk .

Preah Khan of Kompong Svay
100 km northwest of Kompong Thom

A temple of unparalleled dimensions whose glories were for so long shrouded in mystery, inaccessible to all but the most determined—or deranged—of travellers, the magic of Preah Khan of Kompong Svay is now available to ... Read more about Preah Khan of Kompong Svay .

Prasat Kok Rocha
Roka village, Steung Sen district

While most provincial Cambodian towns may scrape the bottom of the barrel at times in order to offer up any alternatives to Siem Reap’s jackpot tourist attractions, Kompong Thom’s very own Leaning Tower, better known as Prasat Kok Rocha is genuinely worth a peek for the more ... Read more about Prasat Kok Rocha .

Phnom Santuk
About 15 kilometres southeast of Kompong Thom, off National Road 6

Phnom Santuk is a small hill to the southeast of Kompong Thom with an active monastery at the summit offering up impressive views for free. ... Read more about Phnom Santuk .

Prasat Phum Prasat and Tnoat Chum
Around 30km southeast of Kompong Thom

Best visited if you have your own transport, three smaller sites of note, Prasat Phum Prasat and Tnaot Chum (east and west), are located to the southeast of Kompong Thom and can be visited in three to four ... Read more about Prasat Phum Prasat and Tnoat Chum .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Kompong Thom? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Cambodia.

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