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Battambang is Cambodia's second-largest city. It is an elegant riverside town, home to some of the best-preserved colonial architecture in the country. Battambang used to be off the map for road travelers, but facilities have been improved and it makes a great base for visiting the nearby temples and villages.

BATTAMBANG PROVINCE
Battambang province is located in the northwest bordering Thailand. With its 11,622 km², Battambang has a population of 899,556 comprising 430,443 males and 459,088 females. The percentage of females’ population is 51%. The province consists of 13 districts, 96 communes and 741 villages. The population of this province constitutes 6.9% of Cambodia’s population. Due to the conflict, census (1998) enumeration could not be constitutes the urban portion population of the province. This province has changed hands between Thailand and Cambodia on several occasions in the past few countries.

It was only returned to Cambodian control in 1907and recently as WWII the Thais cut a deal with the Japanese to take control again for several years. Before Cambodia’s civil war Battambang was the largest and richest province in Cambodia, but ceded a large chunk of its territory to Banteay Meanchey for the creation of the new province. It shares a long border with the Tonle Sap Lake and is the fifth largest in the country. Battambang was untouched for much of the early 1070s, as fighting range elsewhere around the country. For this reason the whole area was viewed with much suspicion by Khmer Rouge leaders and was the victim of successive central purges. Life was little better after the war, as the ongoing guerrilla war and the proliferation of thousands of land mines devastated the agricultural industry that hand build the economy. However, the province is slowly recovering as ddeming groups free up land agriculture and the many refugees who returned here during the 1990s are permanency settle Tourism has a lot of potential, as not only is the provincial capital a popular stop, but there are extensive example of Angkorian heritage in the surrounding countryside. Travel around the province has traditionally been slow due to disastrous roads, but both NH5 passing through the heart of the province, and NH57 to Pailin are undergoing comprehensive renovations.

Barsaet Temple
Barsaet temple is located in Barsaet village, Tapoan commune, Sangkat district, about 15 kilometers east of Battambong provincial town. The temple was built in the 11th century, between AD 1036 AND 1042, during the reign of King damaged, and only the door frame remains. Next to this temple, there is an ancient pond that is an ancient pond that is 20 meters long , 12 meters wide and 10 meters deep. It holds water years round.

Banan Temple
Banan
temple is located in Kanti II commune, Banan district, atop a 400-meters-high mountaintop, about 25 kilometers south of the provincial town. This sandstone and laterite temple was built between the mid 11th and late 12th centuries. Work was started under King Udayadityavarman VII (AD 1181-1219). The temple has five towers similar to Angkor Wat, but it was a moat and two natural wells, Bet Meas and Chhoung.

Wat Ek Phnom Temple
Wat Ek Phnom temple is located in Tkov village, Peam Ek commune, about 14 kilometers from Battambang provincial town. The temple was built in AD 1027, during the reign of King Suryavarman I. there are 18 bodhi the trees around the temple. They are lovely to look at and provide abundant fresh air. They are temple to look at ad provide abundant fresh air. Outside the temple to the south, there is a moat that is now a pond.

Sneung Temple
The Sneung temple are divided into two pats–East Sneung and West Sneung . the East Sneung temple is located in Sneung pagoda, Sneung commune, Banan district, about 22 kilometers southwest of the provincial town. The temple, constructed of bricks on a hill, is 30 meters long and 20 meters wide. It features three separate shrines and is similar in style to other temples built during the 12th century. Behind the temple is a newer temple.

Phnom Sampeou
Phnom Sampeou is a natural site located along Nateral Raod 57 in Sampeou commune, Battambong district, about 12 kilometers from the provincial town. Atop a 100-meter-high mountain stands a pagoda and three natural caves: Pkasla. Lakhao and Aksopeak. Pkasla cave is full of uprooted stones and is considered important because it is where Phnom Sampeou residents come to celebrate after a marriage.
Next to the Phnom Sampeou are several important mountain clusters, including Phnom Kdaong, Phnom Krapeu1 Phnom Trung Moan, Phnom Trung Tear and Phnom Neang Romsay Sok. All are related to the Khmer folktale titled Reachkal Neang Romsay Sok.

Kamping Puoy Basin
Komping Pouy Basin
is located between two mountain Phnom Ku or Phnom Ta Ngen and Phnom Kamping Puoy–in Ta Nget village, Ta Kream Srok commune, about 35 kilometer-west of the provincial town. Kamping Puoy Bassin is 6 meters long and 1,900 meters wide. During the rainy season the basin can hold 110 million cubic meters of water, which is used primarily for agriculture. Kamping Puoy basin is ital to this area. Local people come here to relax and fish in the basin for Domrei fish2.

Sek Sork
Sek Sork is located in Treing commune, Rattanak Mondul district, about 50 kilometers southwest of the provincial town. It has long been a popular site or local people to visit. Sek Sork is a slope stream, about 500 meters long, from which water floes over a flat stone surface. there are green forest nearby and wild bamboo grows in rows along the stream, providing shade. Visitors to Sek Sork can also go to Pich Chenda Dangtung water bubble and Laang Spean Andet site, which are only about 6 kilometers away. To learn more www.luxuryprivatetravel.com

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