||The second largest province
in Cambodia. Kampong Thom is starting to draw more visitors thanks to
the pre-Angkorian temples of Sambor Prei Kuk and other lesser-known Angkorian
sites. During the time of the French, it was home to a large inrity group
called the Stieng, but they have long been estimated into Cambodian society.
Farming and fishing are mainstay of the population, Stung Sen widing its
way through the province and into the Tonle Sap River in western Kampong
|Has 809 steps and an eclectic collection of shrines,
carved Buddha, great views of the surrounding countryside and an active
SAMBOR PREI KUK
|Also known as Isanapure, it is an ancient Chenla capital
dating from the 6th century and the reign of King Isanavarman. It is believed
to be the most impressive group of pre-9th century monuments in Cambodia.
|Near Route 6 on the way to Siem Reap, the highest
ranked Buddhist monk in Kampong Thom province lives here. It is home to
50 monks and 20 nuns.