Phnom Chiso

Phnom Chisor Temple 1 day (Code: PNPC)

Start at 7:00/8:00 – 17:00

There is an ancient Khmer temple located on top of the hill. The temple was built in the 11th century of laterite and bricks with carved sandstone lintels  by the Khmer Empire king Suryavarman I, who practiced Brahmanism. It was dedicated to the Hindudivinities Shiva and Vishnu. The original name of the temple was Sri Suryaparvata, “The mountain of Surya”.

At the foot of the hill below the stairs there is a building known as Son Reveang that is now used as a Buddhist place of worship, beyond which there is Tonle Om, the baray of the temple.

 

  • Touring with SUV $60 (1 – 4 pax)
  • Touring with Van $80 (1 – 8 pax)

 

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Chisor temple