About 10 kilometres south of town off National Road 6. This hilltop pagoda with an active monastery embodies both the good and bad of modern Cambodian culture.
Kompong Thom is really only known for two things -- Pol Pot and Sambor Prei Kuk. The latter is the main tourist attraction in the province today and is a pleasant half-day trip from Kompong Thom town centre. The ruins are much older than the more famous Angkor to the northwest