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Preah Monivong National Park

Preah Monivong National Park
Preah Monivong National Park

Preah Monivong National Park is located in southern Cambodia. It is otherwise called Phnom Bokor National Park and Bokor National Park.

Preah Monivong National Park is situated in the good countries of the Dâmrei Mountains, shaping the southeastern parts of the Cardamom Mountains. The greater part of the recreation center is around 1,000 meters above sealevel and the most noteworthy pinnacle is Phnom Bokor at 1,081 meters, likewise alluded to as Bokor Mountain.

The Dâmrei Mountains was once a Khmer Rouge controlled zone, yet in 1993, Preah Monivong National Park was introduced alongside most other national stops in Cambodia. It is one of just two ASEAN Heritage Parks in the nation.

Preah Monivong National Park is notable for the relinquished Bokor Hill Station, a remote settlement work by the French colonialists in 1921. They additionally manufactured a Catholic church adjacent in 1928, an extremely uncommon sight in Cambodia. The recreation center is named subsequent to King Sisowath Monivong who used to visit the region and in the end kicked the bucket here in 1941. Monivong requested the development of a Buddhist sanctuary in the territory in 1924.

As of late the national stop has turned into a well known visitor goal and now incorporates Thansur Bokor Highland Resort, an expansive lavish lodging worked in 2012. In 2010, a vast statue of Lok Yeay Mao was developed in the territory. Lok Yeay Mao is a mythic champion from Cambodian Buddhism and is said to secure voyagers, seekers and angling men. At 29 meters, it is the tallest Yeay Mao statue in the nation.

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