Oudong Ancient Capital Tour

Oudong Ancient Capital Tour Oudong Ancient Capital Tour
38.00 Per Person | People: 10 -15 persons | Duration: 1 day(s)

Travel back to the glory days of the Khmer Empire on a 6 hour tour from Phnom Penh to Oudong, the capital of Cambodia between 1618 and 1866.

Admire the impressive Khmer architecture sprinkled across 2 ridges of the foothills of the Phnom Udong mountains. The smaller of the 2 ridges features 2 ruined buildings, several stupas, and the remains of Ta San Mosque. The wall paintings of Wat Kampong Tralach Leu remain remarkably well preserved and depict original scenes of rural life over a century ago. Founded by King Srei Soryapor, Oudong thrived under the reign of King Ang Duoug, when canals, bridges, and hundreds of pagodas were built. Surrounding the ruins, you’ll find some smaller pagodas that are still intact, as well as stupas and statues of Buddha. Climb the stairway of the impressive stupa to enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. 

  • Day 1: Oudong Ancient Capital Tour

    Starting at the base of the stairs that lead to up to the ridge is a memorial to the victims of the Khmer Rouge. It contains bones collected from mass graves that were found in the area. Nearby is a small pavilion with painted murals showing the atrocities that were committed during the Khmer Rouge regime.

    Take the stairs to the top of the ridge where you will find a modern temple that contains a relic of Buddha, believed to be an eyebrow hair! Continue along the path to three large stupas that contain the ashes of former monarchs. The first is Damrei Sam Poan, next is Ang Doung with coloured tiles and the last is Mak Proum, with its four Buddha faces pointing in each cardinal direction.  Beyond Mak Proum are three small shrines, two which contain Buddha images and the third that housed a solid gold statue of Preah Ko - the sacred bull, the original which was looted by the Thais long ago.

    The most impressive is the remains of Arthaross Temple, a massive enclosure housing a large Buddha that was destroyed by the Khmer Rouge. Despite the battle scars the arm and part of the right side of the original Buddha remain.

    Oudong Ancient Capital Tour
Prices are in USD
Group Size2 persons3 - 5 persons6 - 9 persons10 -15 persons1 person
3 Star Hotel 94.00 73.00
48.00 38.00 157.00
Group Size3 Star Hotel
2 persons 94
3 - 5 persons 73
6 - 9 persons 48
10 -15 persons 38
1 person 157
Price Inclusions

1/ Private air-conditioned vehicle during sightseeing trip

2/ Entrance fees where mentioned

3/ Private English speaking guide

4/ Lunch meal

1/ Personal spending money such as drink and all other things are non-clearly mentioned in the itinerary

2/ Travel insurance

Price Exclusions

1/ Personal spending money such as drink and all other things are non-clearly mentioned in the itinerary

2/ Travel insurance

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