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Phnom Chisor (Khmer: ប្រាសាទភ្នំជីសូរ) is an ancient Khmer temple located in Sla village, Rovieng commune, Samraong District, Takeo Province, about 60 km south of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The temple was built in the 11th century of laterite and bricks with carved sandstone lintels by the Khmer Empire king Suryavarman I, who practiced Brahmanism. It was dedicated to the Hindu.
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A pre-Angkorian temple, Phnom Da, is the oldest cultural, historical site in Cambodia. It is the former ancient capital of Nor Kor Kouk Thlork located at Kouk Thlork commune, Angkor Borey District, Takeo province in the distance of 102 Kilometers from Phnom Penh via Districts of Sam Roung, Prey Kak Bas and Angkor Borey in three-hour drive. Phnom Da has 24-kilometer distance from Takeo provincial town.
The temple of Phnom Da was built on a small mountain in 6th century by the King Rudravarman and dedicated to Shiva.