Phnom Krom means “Mountain Below” in Khmer language. The temple was built by King Yasovarman I in late of 10th to early 10th century. It has the same style to Bakheng Mountain Temple. It is a Hindu shrine dedicated to go Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The area beyond the temple’s west gate affords a spectacular view of the Tonle Sap lake.
Phnom Krom is one of the trinity mountain in Siem Reap, while Phnom Bakheng and Phnom Bok are the other two. Pnhom Krom is an amazing point for sunset view. It is the best place for photography with your most beloved one as well.
It is one of the most popular attractions in Siem Reap for local people as well. If you would like to find out more about local people’s life, you may have a try.