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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  • Took a tuk-tuk tour here to base of mountain. Bit of a trek to the top, challenging if unfit/unable. People say there was litter everywhere and poorly maintained. I say, hey, it's Cambodia. They're le...  more »
  • I'd combined this visit to the Killing Cave and Phnom Samprov temple, with the intent to see the bats fly out of the cave near the road below the mountain at sunset, as indeed I think most do. After a...  more »
  • A place that can be visited in two times. In the first place a great place of prayer with beautiful temples and Buddha Buddhism. Then another more sinister visit but to do the killing cellars, high place of Red Khmer massacre.
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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.
  • Ancient temple to explore more after angkorian sites
  • This place is very old history in Cambodia.
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