One of the most historical province in Cambodia that most foreigners don’t even recognize is Oddor Meanchey province. Oddor Meanchey seems a very small countryside among many provinces though if we talk about what Oddor Meanchey provides to people who come to this place is incredible, especially there are many temples which have been found there approximately ten temples that some of them have broken owing to lots of times pass by. In addition, Oddor Meanchey province was a place where a group of genocide people hid during Pol Pot regime.
In the heart of Oddor Meanchey town, there is a monument which was built to represent of Oddor Meanchey province with the style similar to the historical temple in Cambodia. Moreover, this beautiful design of this monument is a nice symbolization of Oddor Meanchey as a place where there are also many temples there among many provinces in Cambodia. With many significant temples were built up to show that Cambodia has a very rich culture as well as empire.
Places To Visit
One of the most popular places in Oddor Meanchey is the cultural site of Khmer Rouge. This place has been visiting by many foreigners because it used to be a house of Ta Mok who is a previous Khmer Rouge Commander. Most people visit there because there is still an evidence of showing how former of Khmer Rouge prepared their weapons and fought against the government. Moreover, there are still photographs remaining of that time that Cambodian people have suffered from that regime.
Bordering between Cambodia and Thailand, O Smach is a place where has a lot of many people come there in order to do fun activities. O Smach offers tourists with a very nice accommodation especially luxury hotels that offer a great service. Furthermore, the huge amount of casinos will be an enjoyable place to play for fun. Including many restaurants that serve most people with a very delicious taste that you can try various types of food with not only Khmer food but also others as well. At O Smach resort, there are a swimming pool, a sauna that provides people a very relaxing time after walking traveling on a hot day. Including a mini bar, no matter at daytime, or nighttime, you can have pleasure activities to do.
Despite historical site, and accommodation, at Oddor Meanchey, there is also a natural site of a waterfall where most people go there occasionally. It is called Champei waterfall or Laang Ta Thong waterfall. The nice beauty of this site has captured everyone attentions. The perfect landscape of mountain where water is flowing to the bottom within flowers are growing near them as well gives people a great choice of visiting. In spite of waterfall attraction, it is an ideal site of hiking or jogging as well. Additionally, this spectacular view will be a great place of relaxation which everyone can relax with natural air and a dripping sound of water flowing.
Oddor Meanchey is a province which the location is near Thailand country and a very well-known province in Cambodia which is near Siem Reap province as well. As a result, there are 11 temples which have been found in Oddor Meanchey. However, most of them have broken, and some even have no sculptures on the wall, unlike temples in Siem Reap Province. Even though most of those temples are run out of date, those places are still remaining of Cambodia rich history. For temples which hardly damage, they have a very beautiful design which is a popular site for tourism.
Eventually, there are many restaurants which run a very good service and delicious taste of food in a town where you can try tasty food of Cambodia dishes. For the local market in Oddor Meanchey is called Samraong market which everyone can go to find what it provides for local people to buy such as vegetable, meat, fruit, especially, fishes which have mixed with ingredients already, and can be stored to eat in a long time.