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Other key destinations outside Phnom Penh you can visit and relax are:

Oudong Mountain

Located about 40 km northwest of Phnom Penh along National Route 5, Oudong was a former capital (1618 – 1866) before the capital move to Phnom Penh. Today, Oudong remains a sacred place where the construction of a huge stupa has recently been built to store and conserve the relic of Preah Serei Roek Theat (Ash of the Buddha). From the mountain top, Oudong offers magnificent views of the surrounding rice fields below and numerous palm trees that scatter the countryside. Many locals and foreign residents alike come to picnic here on weekends.

Chiso Mountain
Phnom Chiso is a historical site located in Sia village, Rovieng commune, Samrong district, about 62 kilometers south of Phnom Penh or 27 kilometers north of Takeo provincial town. Phnom Chiso temple was built in the early 11th century by King Suryavarman I (AD 1002-1050), who practiced Brahmanism. Constructed of sandstone and other stones, it is 60 meters long and 50 meters wide and sits atop a mountain. The top of the mountain affords visitors a panoramic view of Takeo Province rice paddies stretching for kilometers.

Ta Mao Mountain
Phnom Tamao is located about 45 kilometres from the southern part of Phnom Penh, traveling along the National Road Number 2 and continue another 5 kilometres down a dirt road at the right. Phnom Tamao is a popular destination for weekend travelers from Phnom Penh and other sites in Cambodia. It features mountains, the biggest national zoo and wildlife rescue center, and some ancient temples. The site is popular for the local visitors as well as foreigners because many species of wildlife are collected and it's the only official wildlife rescue in Cambodia. It takes about two and half hours' time to generally travel.

Angkor Borei
Angkor Borei is 20 km from the provincial town of Takeo town and 110 Km from Phnom Penh. It was the capital of the pre-angkorian kingdom of Funan (6th Century) and of Water Chenla (8th Century). The location is easy accessible by boat along a small river. Its museum displays reproductions of objects from this period and even some originals found in archeological sites in Indochina.

Kirirom National Park
Located on the edge of the Cardamom Mountains, Kirirom National Park is Cambodia's first established National Park with fresh air, beautiful waterfalls hidden within the forest, full of tall pine trees and wild orchid flowers. It locate in Kampong Speu province about 117 kilometers southwest of Phnom Penh and takes almost 2-hour drive from Phnom Penh.

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  Reviewed on January 02, 2019

Best hotel I’ve stayed in during Cambodia travels

Hotel is luxurious and spacious, in a great condition with great amenities and service. It’s right across the river from the main city but a bit inconvenient if you want to take a taxi to town as you have to go around to take the bridge.... See More
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  Reviewed on December 30, 2018

Abundant restauran

We stayed 4 nights from Christmas Eve.There are things called Christmas, and the big Christmas tree of illumination and lobby is very impressive.Since there are only large hotels, the restaurant has various kinds such as Italian, Chinese, Japanese... See More
tomomikozawa   Cambodia    Tripadvisor.com
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  Reviewed on December 27, 2018

Tripadvisor.com

Whilst it might not be in the "centre" of town, the slightly longer trip to the Sokha in Phnom Penh, in my view, is thoroughly worth the time and effort. I have now stayed a number of times in the hotel and have found that not only is it excellent... See More
Stuartgbuck1   Cambodia    Tripadvisor.com
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  Reviewed on January 15, 2019

Hotel with perfect view, great food and helpful staff

Was on a business trip to Cambodia and it’s my first visit to the country and I was pleasantly surprised with the furnishing in my room and of course the breathtaking view overseeing the river n palace. I was chauffeured from the airport to... See More
Jenwe2   Singapore    Tripadvisor.com
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  Reviewed on December 12, 2018

The hotel is very good, the five-star is great, the service

The breakfast was particularly rich, especially clean, and the environment was great, miss.LEakna, the service was very welcoming, perfect! Phnom Penh was also awesome. It is a place worth visiting and traveling. You are welcome to come here. You... See More
ljjhhhh   China    TripAdvisor.com