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We stopped here to have a quick look. Our guide gave us a very detailed explanation as to who the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
MrsBsTravels
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Right in the middle of the road is this gigantic statue.He is a very important part of the culture... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Cgm132211
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Tocumwal, Australia
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314 Cnr National Route 5 & Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We stopped here to have a quick look. Our guide gave us a very detailed explanation as to who the god was and his importance to the local area. The locals worshipping there are obviously very used to tourists like us stopping there and taking...More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Ta Dumbong has very important local significance and is located at traffic roundabout on National Road 5, the name Battambang is derived from the legend Ta Dumbong.

Thank Hari S
Reviewed 29 July 2018

There is a great story behind this unique statue.The statue itself is a good landmark when entering the city.

Thank Cheeriop
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Right in the middle of the road is this gigantic statue.He is a very important part of the culture up in the Battambang area.

Thank Cgm132211
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This Statue is for this city Battambang ,It was for local people praying what they are happening the life ...

Thank bnbdga
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Pay the respect to him whenever you visit Battambang city. Number one iconic in Battambang province.

Thank Phoury
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Ta Dumbong Statue occupies pedestal in a busy roundbout into Battambang. It is the only roundabout statue that I have evr seen people performing everyday worship at.

Thank jackholmes181
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A neat statue situated in a roundabout. Bring a camera a get some cool photo's. And enjoy some local street food while here

Thank glenn1gc
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Made a quick stop here whilst doing a country side tour. Had a different story told to me by my guide then what has been mentioned in other reviews about the history. Good for a photo opportunity whilst your in Battambang

Thank alex j
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Certainly worth a stop for a quick photo! I visited Battambang because it's the setting of a colonial romance novel by George Groslier that has just been translated into English as "The Road of the Strong." An essay by Tom Kramer in the appendices offer...More

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