Archaeologists turn their attention to a mysterious massive staircase on Phnom Kulen, thought to be constructed in Angkoran times.
The 487-meter ascent to sacred Phnom Kulen in Siem Reap province is steep and rocky. At some point between the ninth and 13th centuries, a powerful leader decided to forge a clearer path.
Source: Archaeologists Scale History of Ancient Staircase – The Cambodia Daily
Construction has begun on a 3,000-metre staircase up to Preah Vihear, aimed at adventure oriented tourists. Sounds all well and good on paper, but I wonder if a 3km uphill climb is all that attractive…
Staircase planned for Preah Vihear
Phnom Penh Post, 21 October 2009