Overview of Kampong Thom
Kampong Thom is the capital city of Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia lying on the bank of the Stung Sen River. It is served by the national highway, going from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh.
With a $36,000 grant from Novo Nordisk and financial support from the World Diabetes Foundation, one of two diabetes clinics were built in the town- the other was built in Battambang.
Kampong Thom has two distinct seasons — the wet and the dry — and you can see them in action on our interactive Cambodia weather map
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. It has a beautiful view from the top of the wat, as well has friendly English monks keen to have a chat ...
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 ...