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Preah Vihear temple replica opening put on hold

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Scaled down replica of Preah Vihear temple. Image: lightmeister.

The Second Army Region has ordered the closure of the miniature version of the Preah Vihear temple built at Khao Mor E-Daeng cliff in Kantharalak district of Sisaket province as concern that the opening could jeopardize good relation with its neighbour Cambodia remains unresolved.

The closure to public sparked dissatisfaction from local people who viewed differently that the opening of the 1:10 scale of the original Hindhu Preah Vihear ancient temple could boost tourism and enable local people to make earnings.

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