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Tonle Bati Resort

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Tonle Bati (Khmer: ទន្លេបាទី) is a small lake about 30 km south of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. It is a popular weekend destination for the local population. It is also a popular fishing spot for both tourists and people who live locally. It is a picnic area that has bamboo shacks built over the water which people can rent out for relaxing as family or fiends. It’s generally a weekend get-away spot where we can relax, swim and boat at the place.

Close to Tonle Bati, ther is a place for worship and there are features two ancient temples, Ta Promh and Yeay Peov, and a pagoda, Wat Tonle Bati, which was built in 1576.

The temples built in Cambodia and Thailand during the reign of Jayavarman VII to house the Jayabuddhamahanatha statues. It is located off the highway to Takéo Province.

The word Jayabuddhamahanatha means “Victory-Buddha-Great Saviour” and may be have been referred to the defeat of the Chams by the king Jayavarman VII. A similar sculpture was found at the Vihar Prampil Lvengo on the Avenue of Victory at Angkor Thom.

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