Photo: Preah Vihear and the gang.

Things to see and do

Prasat Preah Vihear

By far one of the most stunning temples in Cambodia, Preah Vihear sits atop a 650 metre bluff with views sweeping across a vast area of the north. The temple itself is almost a kilometre long and takes you along a long causeway punctuated by beautifully carved gopuras (gates) until you reach the temple proper. It is not hard to get a sense of the powerful mystical effect this temple must had had ... Read more about Prasat Preah Vihear .

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Ancient Staircase

We will have to confess that we chickened out of making the full climb to the top, and can blame (thank) the time constraints on our schedule for that. But even if you too don’t have time to climb all 2,442 steps to the top of the Ancient Staircase, which links to the battlements that the Cambodian Army has constructed alongside the first gopura (gateway) to the temple, we thoroughly recommend ... Read more about Ancient Staircase .

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Where to next?

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

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