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Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple

25 Aug

The Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple, Kampong Cham is a favorite haunt among the tourist attractions in Kampong Cham. This Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple located in the south eastern part of the province of Kampong Cham about 42 km away from it reflects the culture and trdaitions of Cambodia. The rich bygone era can be seen if you visit the Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple, Kampong Cham. Since it is placed conveniently at Prey Nor Kor village, Daun Tey Commune in the Ponhea Krek district, the travelers usually go for excursions to this place and spend some quality time here.

You can easily reach the Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple, Kampong Cham via the National Road no. 7. You can hire a car and drive along while enjoying the beauty of the countryside. You can take a right turn by a trail at the village of Dam Nak Cha. The Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple, Kampong Cham has some similar features to that of the Sam Bour Prey Kuk which was built around the 9 th century. The resort of Prey Nor Kor Knong-Krov Temple, Kampong Cham is the place where the local peopleas well as the international travelers meet each other. This gfround is an ideal place to enjoy the popular games as well as see the religious traditions and customs being performed during the traditional festival.

The Prey Nor Kor Knog-Krov Temple, Kampong Cham spread over an area of 2500 suqre meters and comprise the Tum Nup or Kam Pheng Poat Chum Vinh, Koh An Det or Kor Prak, Preay Theat Pond, Preah Theat Temple and the Thum Temple. The Tum Nup or Kam Pheng Poat Chum Vinh is placed strategically around the city of Prey Nor Kor Knong-Krov. This consists of a border made up of bamboo which made it easily accessible. The Sras Toem or the Koh An Det or Kor Prak is situated at the northern part of the village and is about 30 meters in length and 20 meters in width. The Thum Temple which is situated on the high hill of the Khoeun included the 3 temples made of solid brick. The Preah Theat Temple placed at the eastern part of Thum temple and consists of 6 temples that were damaged by war. But now you will find the remains of only one temple. The Preay Theat Pond called as Ku Teuk was situated at the northeastern part of the Thum Temple.

 
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Posted by on August 25, 2010 in Kampong Cham

 

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