Ek Phnom Pagoda, Battambang

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The killing caves of Ek Phnom Pagoda give a grim insight into the atrocities committed by one of history's most brutal regimes, the Khmer Rouge. Enter the temple built in the complex of caverns to begin the chilling tour. The cool breeze blowing through the caves, the golden reclining Buddha statue, and the cages containing victims' bones create a haunting atmosphere. Outside, see a mannequin display depicting the brutal and creative ways the government used to torture people, a harrowing finish to the cave experience. To visit Ek Phnom Pagoda and get the most from your holiday in Battambang, create itinerary details personal to you using our Battambang online trip maker .
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  • We did this one afternoon before the bar cave. Up high, but can be driven to the top and back for a couple of dollars. Death caves are sad to see, but some great views from the top  more »
  • It is an interesting mount worth spending time to explore, with its rich religious artifacts and symbolic historical relics. I was advised by a local at the resort to leave town at 3:30 by tuk-tuk, bu...  more »
  • The temple itself is covered in paintings donated by well wishers. The pictures merge together the Buddist and Hindu faiths, which is typical across Cambodia. Our guide gave us lots of detail and info...  more »
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  • Colorful pagoda in front of Ek Phnom Ruins/Temple. Has paintings about the life of Buddha on the ceiling.
  • Quite beautiful and exceptional for the beautiful paintings on the ceiling. Its really close to a beautiful ruin and a giant Buddha, so this is a great stop to make if you're in the area.
  • Simply a pile of rocks and a Wat, but the ride to and from Battambang on motor scooter was awesome.
  • Great view.... The old pagoda.
  • Ancient temple to explore more after angkorian sites
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