Travelogue

Phnom Kulen

Phnom Kulen (Cambodia)

At merely 487m, Kulen Mountain (Phnom Kulen) is nothing impressive in term of height; but it is the sacred hill in the eyes of the Cambodians. There was lots of history behind this national park (pending for UNESCO World Heritage title). Phnom Kulen (1)

The Chinese name for this hill is Lychee Mountain (荔枝山). 中国元朝使节周达观到此一游。撒下了许多荔枝种子,树多成林,便是荔枝山名称的由来。

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