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Phnom Sampeou

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Perhaps Battambang's most interesting site is the mountain, Phnom Sampeou, on which stands a temple and a group of "killing caves" used by the Khmer Rouge. In one, which contains the skeletal remains of some of the victims, you can stand on the dark floor and look to a hole in the cave ceiling with sunlight streaming through. The Khmer Rouge reportedly pushed their victims through that hole to their deaths on the rocks below.

Updated: 03-20-2013

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