Perng Ta Norm Mountain (Standing Stones)
Magical and wondrous beauty that makes us marvel at these Standing Stones’ significance.
Located 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Siem Reap province, the Standing Stones of Perng Ta Norm Mountain is a mystical and strange place of which no one knows its origins or significance.
Standing Stones are located in many countries throughout the world, also known as “menhirs” – which is their Keltic name. From studies conducted overseas, they were put there by Neolithic people and have been dated in Britain mostly between 4000 BC and 1,500 BC.
However, these strange stones are found here in Cambodia – Asia and no one knows the significance of them or why?
The name Perng Ta Norm broken down means:
Perng – stone on top of stone:
Ta Norm – The man who sits and meditates that is strengthened by the mountain spirit:
There are many unique mysteries that Siem Reap holds…and they are not just within the Temples walls.
In our mind we can only imagine these remarkable stones meaning, but like so many secrets lost – the Standing Stones of Perng Ta Norm Mountain also remains a tantelizing whisper of the past.
There is a natural and decaying beauty about the standing stones that have been less investigated than the ancient Temple of Siem Reap.
They are magnificent to see and we can only hope that with research in the future, we will uncover more information about why they are there and who built them.
How do I Get To Perng Ta Norm Mountain?
The Standing Stones can be accessed van, car, motorbike, tuk tuk and bicycle.
Perng Ta Norm Mountain is a little know place and has no Google Map – so it will be an adventure getting there and if you like adventure you may also want to check out Prei Monti Temple.
Location: Perng Ta Norm Mountain (Monorom Mountain)
Kork Phov Village
Kork Doung Commune
Angkor Chum District