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Phnom Chhngok Cave Temple

Off to road to Kep, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
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Not worth it.

Two ways to get here from Kampot. You can turn off just after the big concrete bring on the way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Disardo
via mobile
Amazing caves

We had two very nice guides show us the elephants and the bats in the caves. There also was a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chrilocon
via mobile
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuk tuk” (29 reviews)
“head torch” (5 reviews)
“entrance fee” (11 reviews)
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Off to road to Kep, Kampot 07000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two ways to get here from Kampot. You can turn off just after the big concrete bring on the way out of town towards Kep or you can take the Phnom Phen road which is what I did. Really nice drive out and travel along...More

1  Thank Disardo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had two very nice guides show us the elephants and the bats in the caves. There also was a natural sink with holy water and we saw an owl. Lots of steps up and once inside it's a bit slippery, so wear good shoes.

Thank chrilocon
Reviewed 30 October 2017

When I went , it was absolutely empty and it was completely silent. There are 70 odd steps to climb and its advised to take mosquito repellent here. They collected 1$ as entrance fees.

Thank Sudhanva S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Access to this temple is by way of 203 steps, 180 of them going up. Also, the tuk-tuk driver wanted me to cross a deep irrigation canal by walking across a single tree-trunk bridge. I didn't mind the stairs a bit, but I insisted he...More

Thank Tuttle51
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is an awesome cave, with an even more awesome temple in it. The temple comes from the end of the Funan period. It went from 400 BCE to 400 CE. The temple is late 4th to 5th century CE. This is awesome because it...More

1  Thank DirkGentlyWhianWhian
Reviewed 9 October 2017

It was a nice experience, to explore the caves. We took child guides so they bring lights and show us the way to reach out. It's easy to get lost if you don't know the way. We gave them 5 USD each.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Don't take any guides - caves are easy to walk through. Get a torch - safer walking. Bring your camera - some nice shots. Don't pay kids any money. They should be at school and not trying making money on tourists. Anyway - everything they...More

1  Thank Natalja R
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing experience visiting these caves, you don't need a guide to be honest, it's an easy access to enter and exit the cave, you are required to pay $1 per person entance fee and we would suggest carry a flashlight. The old...More

Thank Ronit D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

There are not many caves and they are easily accessible. No climbing is required. Unique photo opportunities. We went with four young adults and my husband and I and we all enjoyed this. It was a dry day, so the road was easy to navigate,...More

Thank PattySchuster
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We went there and as expected paid for the entrance. Suddenly a little boy just started to act like a guide even thou we explicitly refused. It was just a short walk inside the cave with the usual rocky formation and what not. After a...More

3  Thank cristabern
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