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Phnom Kulen National Park

  • Country : Cambodia
  • City : Siem Reap
  • Description :

    Phnom Kulen National Park and officially known as Preah Cheyvaraman-Norodom Phnom Kulen National Park is a National park in Cambodia. It is located in the Phnom Kulen mountain massif in Siem Reap Province.

    During Angkorian era, the relief was known as Mahendraparvata (the mountain of Great Indra) and was the place where Jayavarman II had himself declared chakravartin (King of Kings), an act which is considered the foundation of Khmer Empire.

    Phnom Kulen National Park is located in Svay Leu District about 48 km from the provincial town of Siem Reap and about 25 km from Prasat Banteay Srey via Charles De Gaulle Road. There are several natural features, historical places, and other sights making Kulen National Park an interesting place to visit.

    There are two main waterfalls in Phnom Kulen:
    -First waterfall: 4-5 meter tall and around 25 meters wide during the rainy seasons.
    -Second waterfall: 15-20 meter tall and around 15 meters wide during the rainy seasons.
    The size of the waterfalls varies according to the seasons and the rain.

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