Kompong Trach Cave


Useful Information

Location: In the karst tower of Kompong Trach
Open: No restrictions.
[2009]
Fee: free.
[2009]
Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: bring torch
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Address: Kompong Trach Cave, Tel: +855-, Fax: +855-,
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History


Description

Kompong Trach Cave is located inside a karst tower with a really chracteristic shape. It was once a Khmer Rouge stronghold. In July 1994 three western travellers were kidnapped by the Khmer Rouge off the Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville train and were murdered in September the same year. However, the Khmer Rouge are gone and their is no danger any more. The caves where they lived can be visited, local kids guide visitors for a small fee.