Top 10 places to visit Battambang Cambodia

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Battambang or Krong Battambang is the capital city of Battambang province in north western Cambodia. Founded in the 11th century by the Khmer Empire, Battambang is well known for being the leading rice-producing province of the country.

1. Buddhist temple (Wat Ek)
Adapts the architecture of 11th century and built in 1027 during the reign of King Suryavarman II (1002–1050). It is located at Piem Ek commune 14-kilometer (9 mi) from the provincial town.


2. Kamping Puoy Lake
Located between two mountains, named Phnom Kul or Phnom Ta Nget and Phnom Kamping Puoy, at Ta Nget village, Ta Kriem Commune is 35-kilometer (22 mi) from the provincial town. Kamping Puoy lake is 1,900-meter (6,230 ft) wide, 19-kilometer (12 mi) long and can load 110,000,000 cubic metres (3.8846×109 cu ft). It is famous for its giant lotus flowers whose fiber is spun and weaved to make a new organic fabric. These activities employ more than 20 underprivileged women around the lake.

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