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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 October 14, 2018

Amazing stay and a wonderful team

Sokha has an amazing location,away from hustle and bustle. Rooms give an amazing view of Mekong and Tonie Sap flowing. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, with good sleep quality.Hotel has a very large swimming pool,Tennis Courts, SPA and health... See More
Chandra   India    TripAdvisor.com
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  Reviewed on October 13, 2018

Deluxe Cosy Hotel

Deluxe cosy hotel in Phnom Penh by the river. Worth to stay.
Michael Chong    Google.com
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  Reviewed on September 18, 2018

Very cozy, clean, nice staff

I have booked for Premier room with early checkin. Staff are very nice and helpful. The room’s large , clean and ready for my early checkin. Breafast is also good, too. Guava jam’s so tasty. Also, I go to Spa and have a Aroma... See More
Jin Juap   Thailand    TripAdvisor.com
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  Reviewed on September 15, 2018

Breathtaking view of Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers

Among all good things, the most impressive is the view of Mekong and Tonle Sap flowing and joining just in front of your eyes. This is so vast giving a sense of eternity. This itself has a reason to stay in this hotel. Second to the view is... See More
Jamona Java   Vietnam    TripAdvisor.com
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  Reviewed on September 09, 2018

Clean and beautiful

Chang Eon Park    Korea, Republic of    Google.com