Kampot is the leading producer of salt and pepper in Cambodia.
Kampot province has long been famous as both a local and international tourist destination. The top attractions in the province are: Bokor National Park, Teuk Chou, Prek Ampal, Kep, Dong Mountain, Kampot Trach Mountain, Chor Gok Mountain, Kchang Mountain, Sor Mountain, Kampot Zoo or pepper and fruit plantations.
Kampot can be reached either by land or by sea where the visitor can enjoy stunning coastal scenery. The province boasts stunning natural scenery with karst lime stone mountains, rain forest, waterfalls, rapids, and stunnigers, elephants, sun bears, gaurs and the beautiful nocturnal Slow Loris.
Kampot is the oldest city located within the coastal region of Cambodia; it is rich in French colonial architecture with most buildings dating back more than 100 years. Prek Kampong Bay (Kampong Bay River) divides the town into two parts. Two bridges now connect the two parts of Kampot; the older bridge has long been an Icon of the province although the newer bridge across the Kampong Bay Bridge is a welcome addition. Locals and tourists can enjoy Sunset views over Phnom Domrai (Elephant Mountains) from the stunning gardens or one of the bars or restaurants along Kampong Bay River.