Kirirom National Park, Kampong Speu

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Kirirom National Park is a national park in Cambodia. It is located mostly in Phnom Sruoch District, Kampong Speu Province, while a smaller section is in neighboring Koh Kong Province.LegendThe meaning of "Kirirom" is "Happy Mountain". This name was given to the area by King Monivong in the 1930s. The ancient name of the place was Phnom Vorvong Sorvong for the main two hills there were connected with the Cambodian popular legend about two heroic princely brothers, Vorvong and Sorvong.DescriptionThe park extends over the eastern part of the Cardamom Mountains. It is located 112 km from Phnom Penh of National Highway 4 on the road to Sihanoukville.Lying at 675m (2,215 ft) above sea level, Kirirom was Cambodia's first officially designated national park.It contains many footpaths through the forests with a number of small lakes and waterfalls and was once used as a refuge by the Khmer Rouge.
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  • This day trip from Phnom Penh by car one way Kirirom National Park for about 3 hours I went to. Pay the admission fee was $ 5 alone the foreign one. I love waterfalls and pagoda Park mountains, endless pine forests, has many lakes, numerous rivers. Important failed was lack of time, we arrive at the waterfall that was touching nature, breathe clean air, fresher. Might as well hang out leisurely, bringing food and beer on locals to mountain side location (charges apply). You should go check Info Service is not good, so good.
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  • for a short Besuh not suitable, because you would have to first seek information through, edible best bring your own. Only at the Kirirom resort we saw food stalls, in the Park, there was nothing et ^ ntlang of the main road until the junction to the pagoda, which is under construction.
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  • One should not too much hope from the waterfall in the National Park. It's a pity that you must pay an entrance fee and must pay extra for the toilets. But very nice for hiking.
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  • If you love nature, mountain biking, picnic and visiting knowing the mystery and legend of this preserved national park, this is a definite destination.
  • Always a grate place to visit. It has something for everyone from business retreats to family holidays
  • Nice view, fresh air, many choices of activities, accommodations and food.
  • Great place to visit and stay for holiday or vocation with highly friendly environment on the mountain of Kirirom.
  • Very nice natural view, cliff, waterfall, pine forest and lake.

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