A newly discovered 6m-long Buddhist carving on Kangva hill in Pursat province, Cambodia. Photo: Peter Ford

Lost treasures emerge in Cambodia’s hunt for historic sites as locals dream of tourist dollars

  • A large carving of a reclining Buddha is one of the latest ancient sites discovered in Cambodia as locals scour the country for lost history
  • Many hope such finds will help create long-term growth in tourism in the poor Southeast Asian nation
Topic |   Asia travel
A newly discovered 6m-long Buddhist carving on Kangva hill in Pursat province, Cambodia. Photo: Peter Ford
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