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There is an ancient Khmer temple located on top of the hill. The temple was built in the 11th century of laterite and bricks with carved sandstone lintels by the Khmer Empire king Suryavarman I, who practiced Brahmanism. It was dedicated to the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Off Highway 2 | Prasat Neang Khmau, Takeo 21000, Cambodia
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

We recently visited this temple ground. The view at the hill top is all worth the effort after climbing up the 412 steps, easy to modest fitness level. The temple ground is reasonably maintained, although littering problem is very visible but the park keeper is...More

Thank R F
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Phnom Chisor is more than 1 hour away from Phnom Penh, and tuk tuk, bikes or cars might be the only way to reach the sites as I don't seem to see any public transportation going there. It is located on the top of a...More

Thank mon0818
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Located about 60 km south of Phnom Penh, this overlooked destination is a nice historical site. We were not lucky enough to go down to the original main entrance of the temple because it was rainy season when we visited. We suggest u go during...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

As the first visit of many to temples on our 2 week trip around Cambodia, this was a great introductory one. Aside from the very non western toilets (squat holes) at the bottom, the hundreds of steep stairs in the heat and a dusty tuk...More

Thank Grace R
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

The temple is a thousand years old. The climb was rewarding and not too difficult. The view from the top was stunning and the temple itself was beautiful in its ruinous state. Some people were asking for money. There was some litter. We gave the...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

First, there are 300 steps. Long, spaced out steps. This isn’t a great problem, because you expect the steps if you’re going to see a temple ruin at the top of a hill. Yes, it’s a great view. That’s it for the good points though.......More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

This temple predates Ta Prohm (Tonle Bati), roughly 10 miles NW on Tonle Bati. The stairs to the top of this hilltop temple are steep & far more difficult than those to Oudong Hill (NW of Phnom Penh). I didn't make it to the top,...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Went with a buddy early on a Saturday for a quick motorcycle ride. Even leaving city at 6 am on a Saturday didn't help evade traffic. If I were a tourist there are better options for temple visits. Hard to find as you go down...More

1  Thank DavidJ298
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A temple from the Angkorian era, Phnom Chisor is set upon a solitary hill in Takeo Province, offering superb views of the countryside. Try to get to Phnom Chisor early in the morning or late in the afternoon, as it is an uncomfortable climb in...More

Thank mangsaab
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

I went on a Wednesday morning- didn't see any of the beggars people have mentioned. Fantastic views, the local monks are happy for you to walk around as they engage in their day. Also stop past the monk training centre which is at the bend...More

1  Thank ZivanaA
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