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Phnom Sampeau

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57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 93 602 500
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To understand the history and appreciate the culture of and resilience of the Cambodian people it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful temple, sad history

It's a beautiful temple with great views and lots of monkeys around. The killing caves are a sad... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“khmer rouge” (21 reviews)
“killing caves” (61 reviews)
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57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 93 602 500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To understand the history and appreciate the culture of and resilience of the Cambodian people it is important to go there.

Thank Q7241CGclaireb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful temple with great views and lots of monkeys around. The killing caves are a sad and stark reminder of the tragedy of the Khmer Rouge although it was hard to take it all in while surrounded by kids asking for money (we'd...More

1  Thank Triantiwontigongolope
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a best time to explore Phnom Sampov which is the very enthralling resort to be there, amazing spectacle with rice field on the top of mountain we are sure this is the only place for tourists to unwind.

Thank Tem C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The mountain looks like a ship.It houses pagodas at the base and top.There are few caves also used to kill people during Khmer rouge rule.

Thank Bikas-globetrotter
Reviewed 30 August 2017

the best thing of this temple, is the view from the hill above the countryside in the nearby area of Battambang

Thank suanonna82
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

As the title suggest, yes they are all in the same place. From Pagodas and temples on the mountain top to a close look at the monk's living quarters and everything in between. They have it. One of the highlights of this trip for me...More

2  Thank cristabern
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We opted to take a jeep up as it was very hot. At the top is the bizarre mix of stunning view, beautiful old temple, sad and sobering killing cave and graphic modern depictions of Buddhist punishment for sins. The jeep was fun but not...More

2  Thank cafekangoo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It was a lovely ride from Battambang in a tuk tuk through the rice fields. We decided to take a jeep up to the top for $10 rather than the steps and it was worth it if you have any physical issues like a bad...More

Thank SavageCarrot
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This was not a great experience at all. We drove up by motorbike and had kids accompany us to the top. Then the security asked for $2 per person but we told them we knew it was $1. They accepted. Not even sure if we...More

Thank I_wander_asia
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I loved monkey so much, when i first see them, i feel very happy. i feed them and they come close to me. they are so clever. Recommend

Thank Weliam H
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
At the bottom. You can't miss it, you and hundreds of other tourists will be there. There are street stall with drinks and food and chairs to sit and wait at. All the tuk tuk drivers gather at the end of the street... More