Ten Battambang temples given model status for age and beauty

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Wat Damrei Sar in Battambang Province. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20190705
Wat Damrei Sar in Battambang Province. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20190705
Wat Damrei Sar in Battambang Province. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20190705

via Phnom Penh Post, 05 July 2019: Highlighting temples a move to promote tourism to Battambang province.

The 10 pagodas selected were chosen for their historic importance – having to be at least 100 years old – and beauty.

Matinal said Wat Samrong Khnong – which having been built in 1707 is the oldest temple selected – Wat Sangke (Intrea Thipadei Thearam), Wat Kandal, Wat Pothiveal and Wat Piphi Thearam had been chosen as model pagodas.

Also picked were Wat Keo (Mony Rathanaram), the second oldest, built in 1772, Wat Kampheng, Wat Kor, Wat Damrei Sar and Wat Chhoeu Khmao.

Source: Ten Battambang temples given model status for age and beauty | Phnom Penh Post