Province that has a location near the capital city the most is Kandal province. Kandal province attracts many tourists to visit annually, and it is not because of this province is convenient to reach, but it is also because of many fascinating sites that capture everyone heart. Most of those spectacular site includes both cultural sites, and natural beauty. Within breathtaking view of Small Mountain, Kandal Province has become one of the most popular places that tourists always think about when they first arrive in Cambodia after visiting Phnom Penh city.
1. Symbolizing of Kandal Province
Apparently, every province in Cambodia always has its own status to represent its province, so as Kandal province which also has a symbolized status as well. So, if you head down to the south of Phnom Penh city, you will reach to Kandal province which does not require a lot of times to arrive. After that, you will see the status of a man who is holding two things in his hands, and those things are known as weapons of God. Moreover, there is a slogan which is written about Kandal province, and then, you can start to explore what this province has.
2. Places to visit
The interesting place that appeals to most people to visit in Kandal province is Odong Mountain. It doesn’t take you long to reach the top of the mountain, so you will see the big view of natural trees that grow both sides of the path. Many types of delicious food are sold at Odong Mountian resort which includes Khmer weird insect food, grill chickens, and so on. In addition, at Odong Mountain resort, you can shop with many attractive styles of clothes, or you can buy souvenirs when you get back. When you reach the top, the nice view won’t disappoint you. In contrast, it helps you to release tiredness after walking in a long way with the natural breeze over the mountain.
Another creational place that most Cambodian people have always been there for the weekend is called Koh Dach. Koh Dach is an island of Mekong River which allows every visitors to have fun activities including relaxation for someone who dislike hustle and bustle place. It is a place where most expats consider to invest including many resorts which are just built recently. Thus, for those people who love silent, Koh Dach is a nice place to think about. Local people there are very good at making handicrafts which make this place becomes the most well-known area of producing traditional clothes. For several stalls which are built over water is to serve visitors to have meals and rest conveniently.
As you may know that people who live in Koh Dach village are very good at handicraft. Thus, there is a handicraft center there for local people to trade conveniently. Besides, creating silk for weaving, villagers come up with another job like growing vegetable, sesame, planting fruit, making mosquito nets, and so on. This is the reason why handicraft center was created there.
Most of the time people always go to Kandal province because they want to visit one place which is called Phnom Prasith and Phnom Reap. Prasith Mountain offers a breathtaking scenery of natural. Moreover, if you reach the top of the mountain, you will be amazed of natural beauty such as many trees which provide a comfortable shadow with fresh air for everyone to stay. In addition, there is a huge Buddha statue there, for people who hold the religion come to pay respect.
Phnom Reap is not far from Phnom Prasith that’s why most people often visit these two places at the same time. At Phnom Reap, there is one temple which was just built around 1997 and this temple is called the new Angkor Wat. The construction of it includes stone and cement, and for the style of design is similar to Angkor Wat temple. Besides, this temple, there is also one temple which was built for Buddhists to pay a respect to Buddha, and the design of this temple is also attractive as well.