Khett Preah Vihear Things to Do

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Khett Preah Vihear Things to Do

  • Koh Ker - Prasat Chhin

    Lonely Planet says that Prasat Chhin (or Prasat Chen) is the place where the statue of the giant wrestling monkeys was found. The statue is now in the National Museum. It may have also been the location of the looted fighting warriors statues. I may have found where the warrior statues were originally located. It was in the back part of the temple.

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  • Koh Ker - Prasat Thom Pyramid

    There is an amazing stepped pyramid at Koh Ker. The seven levels rise to 40 meters. It looks more Mayan than Khmer. Maybe the world was more connected than we presently believe. Koh Ker was the capital of the Angkorian empire only under Jayavarman IV, who reigned from A.D. 928 to 942. His son, Harshavarman I, moved the capital back to Angkor in...

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  • Time Necessary for a Tour to Beng Mealea...

    It is not possible to do Beng Mealea, Banteay Srei and Koh Ker in one day. However, Koh Ker is definitely not the one I would eliminate. In fact, it is the best of the three. It takes a couple of hours to get to Beng Mealea from Siem Reap. We did Beng Mealea, including the back side in ~2 hours. It took ~1.5 hours to drive to Koh Ker from Beng...

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  • Annoated Map of Koh Ker Main Temple Area

    The main temple area of Koh Ker is quite large. The Canby Publications map is quite good. You approach from the south and there is a loop road. We stopped at the following temples:1. Prasat Nean Khmau;2. Prasat Chhin;3. Andong Preng;4. Prasat Thom;5. Prasat Krahom;6. Prasat Balang;7. Prasat Thneng;8. Prasat Banteay Pichear;9. Prasat Chrap; and10....

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  • Koh Ker - Prasat Balang

    Under construction - It was harder to tell which sites were which on the east side of the Koh Ker loop road.

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  • Koh Ker - Prasat Thom Public Restrooms

    There are clean public restrooms just up the road north of the Prasat Thom parking lot. They are within walking distance (take the turn to the left).

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  • Koh Ker - Prasat Thom Market Area

    Under construction - There is a small market between the parking area and Prasat Thom. You can pay your admission ($10 for foreigners), eat and buy souvenirs there.

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