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Battambang Bat Caves

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Phnom Sampeou | off National Highway 57, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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This is a nice place. You can come here to visit the pagoda and the bat cave also. Learn more about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grace R
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Good experience

We got there at 3 o'clock. First we saw the mountain and the killing cave. There wasn't that much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jakob S
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Phnom Sampeou | off National Highway 57, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice place. You can come here to visit the pagoda and the bat cave also. Learn more about the local religion and visit a natural cave.

Thank Grace R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there at 3 o'clock. First we saw the mountain and the killing cave. There wasn't that much English information, but it was a fine short hike. The bats got out at 5:30 pm, and it was a really impressive view. I would definitely...More

Thank Jakob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The night I went, a large crowd waited looking up at the main cave, but then we discovered that the bats were leaving behind the mountain so everyone rushed to the new spot. Unfortunately, it was too dark to get a good view, although what...More

Thank Kimblon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The killing caves at the middle of the mountain reminds us the brutality of Khmer Rouge.The temple and Pagoda at the summit are nice and interesting.Thousands of bats leaving their cave at the dusk is an awesome phenomenon.

1  Thank Bikas-globetrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip out t9 the Bat Cave (there is only one) is well worth the trip by Tuk-Tuk. This whole trip should only take a couple of hours because you only need to be there for dusk when the bats leave the cave for their...More

4  Thank colpro
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Got here after long hot day sightseeing. Just sat down at the bar chairs along the side of road. Get there early 5.30 at least. Have a few beers or coconut until the first of the bats start to fly. (6ish)

2  Thank Dave P
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We hiked up to the killing caves beforehand so were happy to sit at one of the stalls beneath the bat cave for a drink while we waited for the bats to come out at dusk. Tonnes of little bats all flew out. Nice sight...More

Thank GRC1989
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Impressive natural phenomenon. Easy to reach by moto/remork. Little foodstalls, and lots of plastic chairs, a bit touristic but a pleasant vibe!

Thank Tootje86
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Well worth seeing.. 5-6 million bats flying out of the cave for almost an hour.. We sat and had a beer at the restaurant below the cave. Can thoroughly recommend this visit.

Thank Willie M
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We visted here as part of our tour using the company DJ's tuk tuk (highly recommended) Around 5.45pm each day, millions of bats leave the cave to find food. We visted this cave and another cave nearby (where there were no tourists) we managed to...More

1  Thank HalTam123
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October 21, 2017|
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Response from Phat Cambodia S | Reviewed this property |
Well the bat cave is located at west of Battambang city take 20 minute by car 30 minute tuk tuk Just 17km I guess.! Not in central of town
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Giles W | Reviewed this property |
It's really fiddly to use the pin-drop to set up a location on GoogleMaps. And I've heard many business owners complain that it is IMPOSSIBLE to change a map listing once it's been set because of a very long-standing (but I... More
January 14, 2017|
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Response from battambang h | Property representative |
the bats come out from the cave around 6pm you could leave from Battambang city 3:30pm. Ride from city to there 30mn you could claim the 1h and haft. then you reach at bottom 5: 40pm for some drink. Thanks you. Love... More