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Situated about 292km from Phnom Penh Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city an elegant riverside town, with a population of perhaps 80,000. Quiet and serene, it was founded on the bank of the Stung Sangker river in the 11th century. It is home to interesting

historical sited like Wat Ek Phnom, a temple built by Suryarvanam I (1002-1050) in the 11th Century, Wat Toul Baset which dates back to 7th century and Wat Poveal Museums which displays Khmer arts. And also home of the best-preserved colonial architecture in the country and some of the most hospitable Khmers you expect to meet.

Due to its position near the Thai border the town has profited from large-scale black market trading. Fishing is secondary. There are three flights a week from Phnom Penh. You can ride the train from Phnom Penh to Battambang and some time even further up to Sisophon. If the track is blown up, the train runs only as far as Pursat. It can get pretty hot in summer. The train leaves from Phnom Penh at 6.30 every few days and arrives at Battambang at sunset.


Was built during the reign of King, Soriyak Varman I (1002-1050) and located on a hill at Ba Set village, Ta Pun commune in 15-kilometer distance from the provincial town. Ba Set temple adapts the architecture of 11th century and built in 1036 and 1042. Next to the temple, there is a pond having 20-meter length 12-meter width and 10-meter depth. The pond is never dried, though in the dry season. In rainy season, the water level is higher than usual.


Adapts the architecture of 11th century and built in 1027 during the reign of king, Sorayak Varman I (1002-1050). It is located at Piem Ek commune in 14-kilometer distance from the provincial town.


Adapts the architecture of mid 11th century and the end of 12th century the temple was first built by king, Ut Tak Yea Tit Tya Varman II (1050-1066) and then was finally built by the king, Jarvarman VII (1181-1219). The temple is located on the top of approximate 400-meter heighten mountain at Kon Tey 2 commune, Ba Nan District in 25-kilometer distance from the provincial town by the provincial Road No 155 parallel to Sang Ke River. At the mountain’s valley, there are Ku Teuk and two main natural wells, namely: Bit Meas and Chhung or Chhung Achey.


Characterizes as three separated stupas made of brick, located on a hill having 30-meter length and 20-meter width, in Snung pagoda’s area, Snung commune, Ba Nan District in 22-kilometer distance from the provincail town. According to the style at the gate, the temple is similar to other temples in 12th century. Behind the temple, there is another new constructing temple.


Phnom sam Puoy

Is the natural resort located along the National Road No 57 (the former National Road No 10) at Sam Puoy commune (the high land having more than 100-meter height) in 12-kilometer distance from the provincial town of Batambang.

On the top of Sam Puoy mountain, there are temple and three natural wells, namely: Pkar Slar, Lo Khuon and Ak So Pheak.

Next to Sam Puoy Mountain, there are some main mountains, the natural sites like Phnom Trung Moan, Phnom Trung Tea and Phnom Neang Rum Say Sork. These mountains related to the Cambodia folk legend of Reach Kol Neang Run Say Sork.

Boeng Kam Pinh Puoy

Locates between two mountains, named Phnom Kul or Phnom Ta Nget and Phnom Kam Pinh Puoy, at Ta Nget village, Ta Kriem Commune in 35-kilometer distance from the provincial town. Boeng Kam Pinh Puoy has 1,900-meter width, 19-kilometer length and can load 110,000,000-cubic meter water.

Sek Sak

Is the natural resort, which has been popular since before the civil war time. Sek Sak Stretches along the river bank full of plant, trees and bamboo-green nature in 500-meter length.

As long as visiting Sek Sak, tourists can also visit other attractive sites like Po Pus Pich Chen Da Dong Tong and Sa Ang speak, the pre-history site in five-kilometer to six-kilometer distance from each other. Sek Sak located Treng commune, Rotanak Mondul District in 50-kilometer distance from the provincial town of Batambang along the National Road No 57, the former National Road No 10.


  • Prasat Sneng
  • Classification: Historical Sites and Buildings
  • Location: Sneng Village, Sneng Commune, Banan District.
  • Accessibility: 22 km (1h:30mn) From Provincial Town
  • Phnom Kdoung
  • Classification: Nature wildlife and Preserves
  • Location: Kdong Village, Phnom Sampov Commune. Banann District
  • Accessibility: 14 km (1h) From Provincial Town
  • Pich Chenda
  • Classification: Nature wildlife and Preserves
  • Location: Treng Commune, Rattanakmundul District
  • Accessibility : 44 km (2h) From Provincial Town
  • Dang Tung
  • Classification: Nature wildlife and Preserves
  • Location: Danng Tung Village, Phlov Meas Commune, Rattanakmundul District
  • Accessibility: 54 KM (3H:20mn) From Provincial Town
  • Phnom Trong Morn Trong Tea
  • Classification: Nature wildlife and Preserves
  • Location: Samnagn Village, Phnom Sampov Commune, Banann District
  • Accessibility : 15 KM (40mn) From Provincial Town
  • Banteay Sat
  • Classification: Historical Sites and Buildings
  • Location: Koh Village, Kaoh Chiveang Commune, Aek Phnom District
  • Accessibility: 105 km (2h) From Provincial Town

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