Banteay Chhmar Temple
Banteay Chhmar temple is a historical site located in Tma Pouk district along national road 69A, about 59kilometers north of the provincial town. A temple was built in the 12th and 13th centuries, during the reign of King Jayavarman VII. But years of war have laid waste to the temple, and thieves and villagers have removed the status and sculptures for sale in Thailand.
There are other temple in Banteay Meanchey province besides the Banteay Chhmar temple, including Banteay Toap,Preah Chhor and Pram temples. These temples, however, have not been conserved. Today, Banteay Chhmar temple is an important site in Banteay Meanchey province in the development of international tourism.