Wat Ek Phnom, Battambang

3.4
#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Battambang
The ruined temple of Wat Ek Phnom offers a look at the architecture of the Bayon period, and is also the site of an ornately designed modern temple. The Hindu temple was constructed in the 11th century during the rule of king Suryavarman I, and although in disrepair and heavily looted, remains highly regarded for its intricately carved lintels and pediments. Around the site, you'll also have a chance to inspect the modern temple, boasting pillars and intricately rendered frescoes, and a large white sitting Buddha. Before you head to Battambang, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Battambang trip app , to make sure you see all that Battambang has to offer, including Wat Ek Phnom.
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  • Yes, we got to go visit this place. I like these old archaeological temple more than the more modern ones. Some beautiful little kittens came out from under the fallen masonery. Take some cat food if ...  more »
  • Dangerous for unsupervised children because climbing blocks allowed! Anyway, no guides, no guards! High heights at peak !!!
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