Jan 10, 2011


Kulen Mountain

  • Jan 10, 2011
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  • Kulen Waterfall
    Kulen mountain is located between Svay Leu district and Va Rin district in Siem Reap Province. It is in 48-kilometer distance from the province town of Siem Reap by a short cut or in 50 kilometer distance from the provincial town of Siem Reap via Sal Deu Gol Road, small circle, big circle, Preah Dak, Road A66 and then turning to the Malaysian Developed Road.

    One Thousand Lingas
    Kulen mountain was established in Angkorean perid by King Jayavarman II in the 9th century. It was named then as Mahendrapavata; a dedication to Mahendraparvata became a worshiping place for the Theravada Buddhism. It is well known as a sacred place of the Khmer people. During the constructional period of the ancient temples, sandy stones were brought from this sacred mountain. The means of transport were bamboo-rafting and elephant towing. The main attraction of this resort is the River of One Thousand Lingas and Kulen Waterfall.

    Recently, has become not only a place of worship, but also a historical, cultural and natural tourist resort.

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