Phnom Penh | 2 adults, 0 child
3 nights stay
Transport From: Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh To Hm Grand Central Hotel, Phnom Penh
Checkin: Hm Grand Central Hotel, Phnom Penh
Activity Visit: Phnom Penh: Mekong River Sunset Cruise With Bbq Buffet, Phnom Penh
Activity Visit: Phnom Penh Small Group City Tour, Phnom Penh
Transport From: Hm Grand Central Hotel, Phnom Penh To Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh
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Visit Choeung Ek Killing FieldBetween 1975 and 1978, about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners), detained and tortured at S-21 prison (now Tuol Sleng Museum), were transported to the extermination to death to avoid wasting precious bullets.The remains of 8985 people, many of whom were bound and blindfolded, were exhumed in 1980.
Visit Tuol Tom Poung MarketSo-named because of the prevalence of items from the Eastern Bloc in past times, the Toul Tom Poung Market today is a treasure trove for tourists. Particular items worth seeking out include CDs, fabrics, jewelry, carved handicrafts and ceramics.
Phnom Penh: Mekong River Sunset Cruise with BBQ Buffet
Phnom Penh Small Group City Tour
Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh - HM Grand Central Hotel, Phnom Penh
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HM Grand Central Hotel, Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh
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Between 1975 and 1978, about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners), detained and tortured at S-21 prison (now Tuol Sleng Museum), were transported to the extermination to death to avoid wasting precious bullets.The remains of 8985 people, many of whom were bound and blindfolded, were exhumed in 1980.
So-named because of the prevalence of items from the Eastern Bloc in past times, the Toul Tom Poung Market today is a treasure trove for tourists. Particular items worth seeking out include CDs, fabrics, jewelry, carved handicrafts and ceramics.
Old Market or also known as Phsar Chas is a local market that is not at all geared to the tourist. It carries such items as fruits and vegetables, second hand clothes, hardware, motorcycle parts and religious items. In the late afternoon food vendors and fruit sellers set up mats along Street 13 in preparation for the evening market.
The National Museum has a good collection of Khmer sculptures dating from the pre-Angkor period (4th century) to post-Angkor period (14th century). The museum, built of red bricks by the French in 1917 in a pseudo-Khmer style, is built around a courtyard.
Wat Preah Keo Morakot (Silver Pagoda) is located in the southern portion of the Royal Palace complex. The pagoda was formerly known as Wat Uborsoth Rotana Ram because it is where the King worshiped, prayed and practiced every Buddhist Silas Day.
The Chaktomuk Conference Hall is located at Preah Sisowath Quay, Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh. Designed by renowned architect Vann Molyvann, this venue was originally opened in 1961 as La Salle de Conference Chaktomuk.
An Angkorian style tower, the inimitable place in the whole city, located in the heart of the capital. It was built in 1958 to Sybilles Cambodian Independence Day after winning back their independence from the French protectorate on the 9th of November 1953.
Wat Ounalom is another of Phnom Penh's five original monasteries. It housed the Institute Bouddhique and library. On the riverfront about 250 meters north of the National Museum, facing the Tonle Sap River near the Royal Palace, this pagoda serves as the headquarters for one of Cambodia’s most revered Buddhist shrines.
A stroll or Cyclo ride along the park-lined riverfront is a must, pubs, restaurants, shops and tourist boats line the way. Chhrouy Changva park is another new attraction at the other side of the river opposite the Royal Palace. The view of the confluence of Mekong and the Tonle Sap is geographically unique.
Set on top of a tree-covered knoll 27m high, Wat Phnom is the only hill in town. According to legend, the first pagoda on this site was erected in 1373 to house four statues of Buddha deposited here by the waters of the Mekong and discovered by a woman named Penh.
The dark-yellow Art Deco Phsar Thmei is also referred to as the Central Market, a reference to its location and size. It was constructed in 1935. The Art deco building is shaped in the form of a cross with a nice central dome.
In 1975, Tuol Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot's security force and turned into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). It soon became the largest such center of detention and torture in the country.
Orussey Market is Centrally located, Orussey Market is much more geared towards locals than tourists; hence you will not find as much in the way of souvenirs as the other markets mentioned. A huge array of foodstuffs is on offer including the wet market with fresh meat, poultry and seafood.
Cambodia-Japan Friendship Bridge - It was constructed in 1966. During the war from 1973 to 1975 the Khmer Rouge forces mined twice to death in 1973. By 17th April 1975, all Phnom Penh citizens had been chased out of the city, by Khmer Rouge forces, to live and farm in the rural areas.
Gleaming in gold, the Royal Palace is one of Phnom Penh’s most splendid architectural achievements. It is home to His Majesty Preah Bat samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk and Her Majesty Preah Reach Akka-Mohesey Norodom Monineath. The palace was built in 1866 by His Majesty Preah Bat Norodom, great grandfather to the current King.