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 off 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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  • Such a relax place to chill out your stress and pressure, can playing some game with your buddy, swimming etc..  more »
  • A good day away from the hustle of city life. Always the roadside vendors and beggars, but some great fresh produce and flowers available on your way there and in the park also. Roads are understandab...  more »
  • Beautiful wooded hills. Great escape from chaos and dirt of Phnom Penh. Avoid the expensive restaurants at the top near waterfall serving various 'forest meats'. These restaurants are popular and crow...  more »
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  • Very nice mountain covered by pine trees and other green plants! Calm, relaxing and just 2h from Phnom Penh.
  • This place is very natural. Everything is green. I can swim. Also it has a special rooms. Food is good.
  • The Only One Natural Place in Cambodia which has the Most Pine Tree. The weather is mostly Cold. You can enjoy the day there, local food and wooden cottage to relax. Recommended! (One Day trip should do)
  • There are many waterfalls. There is nice landscape. It is a forest of pine trees. It is good environment. And we can also see nice view of sunset. It is one of the great places in Cambodia.
  • Beautiful national park. Sad to see all the garbage hidden in the woods, and the big developer projects.