Temples of Sambor Prei Kuk Day Trip from Phnom Penh Including Lunch
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Sambor Prei Kuk is an archaeological site in Cambodia located in Kampong Thom Province, 30 km (19 mi) north of Kampong Thom, the provincial capital,206 km (128 mi) north of Phnom Penh. The now ruined complex dates back to the Pre-Angkorian Chenla Kingdom (late 6th to 9th century), established by king Isanavarman I as central royal sanctuary and capital, known then as Isanapura The Cambodian government has included Sambor Prei Kuk on its Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Meet and greet on a private coach with an English speaking guide at your hotel (3 and a half hours to 4 hours Drive to Sambor Prei Kuk )
Arrive at Sambor Prei Kuk. Start walking tour
Highlights: Sambor Prei Kuk is the most significant conglomeration of pre-Angkorian temples.
It was constructed during the period when the Khmer kingdom of Zhenla was at its apex and controlled much of the area, more than 150 years before the rise of Angkor.
There are three main temple complexes:
- Preah Sambor
- Preak Tor (“Lion Temple”)
- Preah Yeay Poun
02:00 pm Return to Phnom Penh city
05:00 pm Drop off