Cambodia - Northwestern Cambodia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northwestern Cambodia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cambodia guidebook.
Looking for temples without the tourist hordes? The remote temples of Northwestern Cambo-dia are a world apart. While hilltop Prasat Preah Vihear is the big hitter, the other temple com-plexes – wrapped in vines and half-swallowed by jungle – are all fabulous to explore.
- chill around Battambang’s colonial charms and venturing to verdant countryside and hilltop temples
- soak up the stupendous vistas from atop the dramatic mountain perch of Prasat Preah Vi-hear
- explore the pre-Angkorian brick temples of Cambodia’s third Unesco World Heritage Site, Sambor Prei Kuk
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kompong Chhnang, Pursat, Kompong Luong, North-ern Cardamom Mountains, Battambang Province, Battambang & Around, Pailin, Poipet, Siso-phon, Banteay Chhmar, Anlong Veng, Preah Vihear Province, Preah Vihear City, Prasat Preah Vihear, Preah Khan of Kompong Svay (Prasat Bakan), Kompong Thom Province, Kompong Thom & Around.
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