Wat Samrong Knong, Battambang

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  • Definitely worth a visit. Doesn’t compare to PP. But there are some excellent temples across the street  more »
  • Wat is quite beautiful but with black history, because this places the murder of Khmer Rouge era, more than 10,000 inhabitants are dikorban here, there is a memorial behind Wat with skull, no price entered, can donate
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  • An active temple with a horrofic history. The older temple around this area was used as a place to keep prisoners during the Khmer Rouge era. This is a good place to see before visiting the "Killing Fields" which are located right next to the Wat Samrong Knong.
  • An ancient Buddhist pagoda. The former main temple is on the process of putting its name into the World Heritage list. The temple itself is full of glories and horror. During Khmer Krohorm period, the temple was used as a captive for prisoners who were mostly ordinary people. 10,008 people lost their lives. The compound is tranquil and filled with calm after the tragedy.
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