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Phnom Sampeau

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Reviewed May 12, 2019

I wanted to spend a half day at Phnom Sampeau - I ended up staying for a whole day. It is a nice climb up the mountain, steep in some places but generally alright. There are families of monkeys all along the route so be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

I chose to take the $3 motorbike up to the top with a lovely local man. The temple up the top was lovely. There were monks up there feeding the monkeys which got feisty when food was around. They didnt come near any of us....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

Just like visits to S 21 and the Genocide Center in Phnom Penh, this place hits you on a visceral level when you realize how brutally people were killed. Still an important visit to understand the possible atrocities that any Dictator can commit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Craig C
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

It is natural hill outside of City about 30 km for city center , it is very nice place to see with jungle and village around the hill , becareful of the monkeys , there are alot monkeys there . There are tow ways to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
44  Thank triptocambodia
Reviewed February 18, 2019

This is one of those things you do not really wanting to, but feel you must The story of the killing caves is awful, but needs to be known

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

I wanted to write a review but the previous one from Matt M wrote it for me. I have to totally agree with everything Matt has written. The $2 charge - we also thought was a scam (we paid!!) along with the $3 moto charge...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

Most people are coming out here for the bats that come out of the cave at the same time every day. So you have HUNDREDS of tourists coming here for the same thing. And.. not one bus. Is that weird? You have a swarm of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Matt M
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We had been there for visit cave bats .The bats there will go get out 5.30 pm .1 million bats in there .

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

I'm a real fatty & managed to walk up in around 40 minutes with a few rest breaks. There's a lot to doing the whole Phnom Sampeou thing. For most tourists / backpackers, this is a very cheap outing for what you get. It's a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank david g
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Firstly I want to get the negatives out the way. Not wanting to hike up a mountain in 35 degrees or be thrown about on the back of a scooter I opted for the pick up truck option. What I was not told, was that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank MichelleS645
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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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