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Phnom Sampeau

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57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 93 602 500
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Top view attraction with killing cave.!

it was place was explained by our guide this building was converted to prison. all guide buddhism... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Giapoalo P
Nice place

Phnom Sampeau and all the grounds around it, are very interesting. If you really want to explore... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aldona M
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Oakville, Canada
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“khmer rouge” (25 reviews)
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57 Off NH, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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"khmer rouge"
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"walk up"
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"killing caves"
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"reclining buddha"
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"motorbike ride"
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"temple area"
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"bat cave"
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"hill top"
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"tuk tuk"
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"pol pot regime"
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"sad history"
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"recent history"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

it was place was explained by our guide this building was converted to prison. all guide buddhism pagoda is a school and education center, sympathy. how come bad regime tern out other way.

Thank Giapoalo P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phnom Sampeau and all the grounds around it, are very interesting. If you really want to explore the history and culture of Cambodians, you must visit.

Thank Aldona M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice slow walk to the top but we'll worth it. Great to do before seeing the bats at sunset. Small charge but not over the top.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The Killing cave take just 5-10min to walk around quietly and take picture. It's not huge. It's possible to go up to the killing cave and pagoda for free and with motorbike, if you don't want to walk. And it's possible to park your motorbike...More

Thank ptitgar1
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The buildings are quite nice, most of them are beautifully kept and renovated. It’s fun to watch the monkeys and see how much they remind human beings. The controversy comes about the torture statues and then the killing cave atmosphere. There are no words to...More

Thank PirkkotheFinn
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Phnom Sampeau is a remarkable hill-top setting outside Battambang that is now clearly a major tourist attraction. Obviously too it is an important place for Cambodian people to visit though you'd wonder where they all are as it is hard to discern any extensive settlements...More

Thank DublinEdM
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Loved to see the monkeys and temples at the top. The Killing Cave was macabre and haunting. This was a profound part of my travels. I feel honored to have been able to visit. Glad I was able to enjoy a motorcycle ride up the...More

Thank Jo J
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Good place to visit and get a perspective of the brutality of the Khmer Rouge but there is no information or sign posts to help you on the mountain. The caves are behind some buildings that you must guess that the pathway runs between and...More

Thank sboleat
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Took a tuk-tuk tour here to base of mountain. Bit of a trek to the top, challenging if unfit/unable. People say there was litter everywhere and poorly maintained. I say, hey, it's Cambodia. They're learning. The killing caves another reminder of the bleak, recent history...More

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I'd combined this visit to the Killing Cave and Phnom Samprov temple, with the intent to see the bats fly out of the cave near the road below the mountain at sunset, as indeed I think most do. After a 30-35 min drive there I...More

Thank Vivienne S
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
At the bottom. You can't miss it, you and hundreds of other tourists will be there. There are street stall with drinks and food and chairs to sit and wait at. All the tuk tuk drivers gather at the end of the street... More
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