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Takeo Province Cambodia, Takeo Travel Guide, Transportation in Takeo, Takeo Information

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Takeo Province

Takeo is best described as the oldest province rich in tourist destinations, and specifically in historic of the era of Anachak Phnom and Chenla. Simply being close to the capital city of Phnom Penh, Takeo easily wins the most numbers of day trips. Not only is Takeo home to the legacy of the six ancient temples, but also home to some often-visited resorts such as Tonle Bati, Phnom Ta Mao(zoo,) Chi So mountain, Neang Khmao Temple, and many more.

 

The following temple ruins are located in Takeo Province south of Phnom Penh. All are within day-trip's distance of Phnom Penh, The pre-Angkorian and Angkorian-era temple ruins in Takeo Province, though not as impressive as the temples near Siem Reap, rank amongst the most historically and archaeologically important Khmer ruins in Cambodia. Most of the listed temple ruins can also be reached by Phnom Penh Sorya Transport bus. Regularly scheduled buses depart the bus station near Phnom Penh’s Central Market and follow the National Routes into the provinces. Most of the listed sites lie on or near a National Route. For sites located away from the National Route, onward transportation (usually motodups) awaits bus passengers at the bus stops. The bus station is located at the southwest corner of the Central Market (Phsar Thmey). Call 023-210359 for the bus schedule. See the Temple Ruins Near Phnom Penh Map for Takeo province temples.

    • The province is subdivided into 12 districts, 100 communes and 907 villages.
    • Time zone UTC+07
    • Dialing code +855
    • ISO 3166 code KH-17
    • Population People(2008)
      • Total 896,309
      • Density 87/km2 (225.4/sq mi)
    • Area - Total 10,299 km2 (3,976.5 sq mi)

Tours in Takeo Province:

The following temple ruins are located in Takeo Province south of Phnom Penh. All are within day-trip's distance of Phnom Penh, The pre-Angkorian and Angkorian-era temple ruins in Takeo Province, though not as impressive as the temples near Siem Reap, rank amongst the most historically and archaeologically important Khmer ruins in Cambodia. Most of the listed temple ruins can also be reached by Phnom Penh Sorya Transport bus. Regularly scheduled buses depart the bus station near Phnom Penh’s Central Market and follow the National Routes into the provinces. Most of the listed sites lie on or near a National Route. For sites located away from the National Route, onward transportation (usually motodups) awaits bus passengers at the bus stops. The bus station is located at the southwest corner of the Central Market (Phsar Thmey). Call 023-210359 for the bus schedule. See the Temple Ruins Near Phnom Penh Map for Takeo province temples.

 


Ruin Location Date of Construction King/Patron Style
Angkor Borei Takeo Province Neolithic - 15th century AD -- --
Phnom Chisor Takeo Province, just off Route #2 10th-11th century AD Suryavarman I --
Phnom Da Takeo Province Mid-11th century AD Rudravarman --
Prasat Neang Khmau Takeo Province, just off Route #2 10th century AD Jayavarman IV --
Ta Prohm at Tonle Bati Takeo Province, at Tonle Bati resort area 12th century AD Jayavarman VII --
Yeah Peau Takeo Province, at Tonle Bati resort area 12th century AD Jayavarman VII --

 

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