Phnom Penh

Cambodia ( Asia )
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Phnom Penh is categorised as Heritage

Stupa at Choeung Ek - Photo Courtesy Timgray200
Phsar Thmei Central Market - Photo Courtesy Magnus Manske
Royal Palace at Phnom Penh - Photo Courtesy Arnaud-Victor Monteux

Reasons to Visit
  • Capital of Cambodia and typical arrival point via Bangkok renowned for its Genocide Museum, shopping and french heritage mansions
  • The Central market Phsar Thmei is a major tourist hot spot. The four wings of the yellow colored market are teeming with numerous stalls selling gold and silver jewellery, antique coins, clothing, clocks, flowers, food, fabrics and shoes.
  • Phnom Penh is renowned for Monuments and memorials to the genocide during the Khmer Rouge era in the 1970s are the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (a former high school used as a concentration camp) and, on the outskirts of the city, the Choeung Ek Genocide Center.
Know It
  • Its possible to travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by Road but it is advisable and more convenient to take a Low cost carrier flight
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Phnom Penh
  • Phnom Penh is connected by Air with Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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  • Angkor Wat to Bangkok (5 Nights)

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  • Cambodia Travel in a Nutshell
  • Phnom Penh for History and Heritage Traveller

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    The Royal Palace glitters from afar, drawing you to it. It still serves as the royal residence; however they allow you to visit some part of the Palace which gives you an idea of the beautiful French architecture and you get to admire the Silver Pagoda, moonlight pavilion, throne rooms and the beautiful gardens.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Phsar Thmei is a major tourist hot spot. The four wings of the yellow colored market are teeming with numerous stalls selling gold and silver jewellery, antique coins, clothing, clocks, flowers, food, fabrics and shoes.
    Old City
    Phnom Penh has a rich, politically and historically significant past. The National Museum of Cambodia enriches and enlightens, with the world's largest collection of Khmer art. The museum is a must-visit for tourists' of all ages as it unlocks the key to the glorious and eventful past of this splendid city.
    Temple or Holy Place
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    Choeung Ek is the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge - killed between 1975 and 1979 - about 17 km south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is the best-known of the sites known as The Killing Fields, where the Khmer Rouge regime executed over one million people between 1975 and 1979.
    History, Memorial

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  • Phnom Penh International Airport ( PNM ) , Phnom Penh
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