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Phnom Chisor Temple

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Address: Off Highway 2 | Prasat Neang Khmau, Takeo Province, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Its a long drive

I was taken to Chisor Mountain by a friend who said it had great ruins but i found that the the monastery was the real attraction.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

My boyfriend and I came here yesterday on a whim because it was our day off and we wanted to do something adventurous. So we drove from Phnom Penh to Phnom Chisor on our moto. We didn't even think of it but when we got there it was very busy at the bottom, lots of motor everywhere. The climb up... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I was taken to Chisor Mountain by a friend who said it had great ruins but i found that the the monastery was the real attraction.

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Thank Peter L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Maybe about 100m tall mountain, and a few hundred steps. There are two ways up. From the way near the food stalls, you may be greeted by a young "guide" who will show you the treks around the top. Just tip him or her $1-2 when you are back. There are a few buddhist shrines at the top. There is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

You will be exhausted after climbing I don't know how many steps to get up there, but the view will be jawdropping. The temple is also very beautiful. Up there there is an ancient road starting from the temple and going down the mountain until the end of the horizon. Very suggestive. Highly recommended!

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Thank downtherethunder
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Be prepared for a climb!! A lot of steps up to the summit. There's modern buildings there also but the Temple ruins are the one. Go round the back of the ruins to see the views, and the lines between the other buildings below too.

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Thank Lee H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

503 stairs to the top to be rewarded with an incredible view of the surrounding countryside. Would be even more beautiful in the wet season when the rice fields are green. As old as angkor wat without all the tourists.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I was a little disappointed when I git to the temple, not because it was not worth visiting but due to the lack of maintenance and tidying up. Surely you would expect that they would repair damaged concrete or to at least sweep or pick up rubbish each side of the 200 steps to the top ? Overall the temple... More 

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Thank jonnowest
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Please go in the early mornings or late afternoon as you have to climb to the top of quite a steep hill. Great view though. Takeo has some great photo opportunities.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

My view is probably biased after visiting so many temples in Phnom Penh and throughout Cambodia, but I didn`t think Phnom Chisor had anything worthy of saying: "OMG, it was really worth it traveling two hours by moto to get here". Of course, the ancient ruins they have there (I heard they`re a thousand years old or so) are impressive... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Loved the temple on the top of the mountain with 412 steps. It takes about 1 hour to see the around place.

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