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travel42 Port Guide: Kampong Cham

Kampong Cham travel42 Port of Call Guide

Riverside Kampong Cham, Cambodia, is a scenic 4½-hour bus ride from Siem Reap, passing rice fields, stilted homes with tin roofs and street-side vendors selling Jack Daniels bottles filled with gasoline to locals who zoom around on scooters, the preferred form of transportation in Cambodia.

Any visit to Kampong Cham, the third-largest city in the country, should include an afternoon at Nokor Bachey Temple. The picturesque temple complex was built in the 11th century as a tribute to Brahmanism,...

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