Attraction

Wat Phnom Yaht Wat Phnom Yaht This is the hilltop temple next to Wat Gohng-kahng. The temple is a good example of how things have changed in Pailin since the surrender deal. A number of moths after the deal a friend and I had a conversation with the head monk of the temple and he said that he still felt very intimidated by the local authorities, all ex- Khmer Rouge. He was strongly discouraged from giving Buddhist instruction to the townspeople. With the influx of Cambodians from other parts of...
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Shop

As you will visit any provincial of Cambodia, [[Pailin]] you can buy most commodity at every market located near center of town, even though small towns. There are many daily consumer products at market for shopping. You may also find a market in centre, which is a busy areas with local shops dealing the local daily consumer products, like fish, pork, beef,  fruits, vegetables, meats, packed products and grocery items for your personal cooking or take away. Most of the food and drink shops is lo...
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Stay

Hang Meas Hotel: (tel:012/787546) This guesthouse is located west from the town's centre in direction to the border crossing. It is probably one of the best ones in town. It is quite a new place in town and also by far the top digs. The rooms feature all the amenities (including satellite TV, h/w shower) and the hotel has twenty-four-hour power, a Pailin exclusives. US$ 11 gets you a nice room, with more tricked-out rooms going as high as US$50. Obviously, the owners are high on Pailin's prospe...
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Eat & Drink

Mostly in the main market, where you can eat cheap food such as soup and rice shoup and all Shops are along the main drag and next to the market.Welcome Restaurant As the sign implies, this is a friendly place with an English menu and good food. They even have a Tiger Beer girl who is quick on the draw for those thirsty travellers.Phkay Proek Restaurant The restaurant is located almost on the end of the ridge street. The local Khmer and Thai food served here is reliably good. This rest...
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How to Get There

By Road Minibus/Share Taxis: For getting from Phnom Penh to Pailin please have a look on the [[Battambang]] Province Page. Coming from Battambang is the only wise thing to do, except if you’re coming from Thailand over the international border crossing. [[Pailin]] itself lies about 83km southwest of [[Battambang]] and is just 19km from the border with Thailand. The Major Road 57 from Battambang to Pailin has gone to pieces and makes it a pretty hard ride. The road can only be managed by smaller...
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