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Wat Samrong Knong

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Definitely worth a visit. Doesn’t compare to PP. But there are some excellent temples across the... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Carpetboy01
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Beautiful memorial

This is a really beautiful memorial to the 10000 people who lost their lives at the hands of the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Libby S
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Doesn’t compare to PP. But there are some excellent temples across the street

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Carpetboy01
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is a really beautiful memorial to the 10000 people who lost their lives at the hands of the Khmer Rouge in the Battambang area. Definitely worth a visit, doesn't take long to see however you could stay for as long as you like. Only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Libby S
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Old temple and used for victim during Khmer Rouge. Many people were killed at the back of this place .

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed April 16, 2018

I visited Wat Samrong Knong as well as Ek Phnom one Saturday morning. I had no idea what would be at the pagoda but the memorial to the 10,000 people who were massacred by the Khmer Rouge in the Battambang area was very moving. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Hilary F
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Great place for reflection. Stone carvings depicting the Times of the Khmer Rouge are spot on. Few tourists. Unmissable.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed December 7, 2017

it was a sad place to see but it was good to learn cambodia history. i can not believe this happened to cambodia. Must see

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Goege T
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a sad memorial to those that died in the Battambang killing fields. Not many people seem to come here but I think it is worth visiting. It's a really sad, at times graphic and touching place. Worth going to as a reminder of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Fearless803025
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

During brutal regime of Khmer Rouge,10,008 people was slaughtered here in the temple complex, there is memorial of skulls , bones of deceased, the temple itself worths visiting ( old preserved monastery).

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We visited here mid afternoon by tuk tuk. At the bottom we decided to hire mopeds to take us up the top.. 3 dollars each return trip. It is a steep walk otherwise in the heat. Midway you visit the killing caves where up to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Deiseboyz
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is realy iteresting place to see and know about khmer rough, They killed many people and it is the second places after Phnom Penh. Must see it

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Srey l
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part of the review is correct but it was done unintentionally. Have tried to rectify myself but could not do by trip advisor instruction.
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