Cambodia Takeo Region - Good to know...
Location: 100km South of Phnom Penh on the Vietnam border.
Economy: Agricultural farming, fishery, rice and fruit cropping.
Oldest province in Cambodia.
Cradle of Cambodian civilisation.
Several important pre-Angkorian sites built between 5th - 8th century.
Natural beauty at Scenic river and lake area.
There seems to be water everywhere in the surrounding countryside during wet season.
Easy stop when travelling between Phnom Penh and Kampot.
Cambodia Takeo Region - Attractions
Angkor Borie: town in the area of several ruins and archaeological digs.
Chruos Phaork: Well known nature and wildlife preserve.
Chup Pol Temple: A coveted tourist spot.
Museum: Built by the EU organization. Repository of many ancient items and relics of Phnom Da in 16th century. In recent years the Museum at Takeo has been quite a crowd puller.
Neang Khmao Temple:
Phnom Ba Yong: Temple on top of 313m high mountain. 43km south of Takeo. 121km south of Phnom Penh.
Phnom Chiso: 27km north of Takeo. 62km south of Phnom Penh. Historical site. 130m high mountain. Temple 11th century 60x50m atop the mountain.
Cambodia Takeo - Eye Hospital
Phone: +855 (0)32 931 324 / (0)16 504 299
Cambodia Takeo Region - Hotels
Best hotel in province. $7-25. +855 (0)12 711 442
Cambodia Takeo Region - Links
www.tourismcambodia.com - Takeo
Cambodia Takeo Region - Social Bookmarking
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