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Full-Day Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tour
"Meet up with your guide just outside your Phnom Penh hotel and hop in comfortable air-conditioned transportation bound for your first stop. Begin your tour at Cambodia’s Royal Palace which stands majestically in the city centre just off the riverfront area. Several buildings are open to visitors including the ‘Silver Pagoda’ whose floor is lined with solid silver tiles. Continue to the National Museum. Located in a fabulous old build the Museum is filled with art and artifacts dating back to the pre-Angkorian era. At the north end of the city is the hilltop pagoda of Wat Phnom for which the capital was named. Climb the stairs to the top of the hill for fabulous views of the city below.In the afternoon take a look into the country’s tragic recent history with a tour of Tuol Sleng Prison (S-21) and the Killing Fields at sobering reminders of the evils of the Khmer Rouge regime. Although not a joyful tour visiting these monuments unlocks keys to understanding the development of this still developing country. In between there is also time for a visit to the ‘Russian Market’. Test out your bargaining skills as you wander through the stalls filled with souve local handicrafts
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour
"Your Phnom Penh tour starts with an educational experience about Cambodia's past. You’ll take a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum a former school that served as a Khmer Rouge torture center. Then head out of the city to the Choueng Ek Memorial where a pagoda made up of some 8000 human skulls marks the site of one of the infamous Killing Fields. Afterwards enjoying a Khmer lunch at an NGO training restaurant and give back to the community.After lunch you’ll travel by moto-remork (a Cambodian tuk-tuk) and cross the Japanese Friendship Bridge leaving Phnom Penh to catch a ferry across the Mekong River to Mekong Island. The island is famous for silk weaving
From $107.00
 
Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner from Phnom Penh
"Your journey will begin with free pickup inside Phnom Penh. Upon boarding you will receive a free Sunset Cocktail a Cambo Cruise original. Departing at approximately 5:00pm you'll be cruising along the Phnom Penh riverfront while enjoying the subtle sounds of live traditional Khmer music on the upper-deck. You can also view the scenery from the main deck for a more cozy experience near the bar. After passing the Royal Palac Mekong and Bassac rivers. Up the Mekong River you will see floating villages and fishing families living on their house boats. Along the shores of Silk Island is where you will see the sunset over Phnom Penh in the distance. The sunset is the highlight of the j local organic food that is stored
From $15.00

Royal Palace Tips (100)

Royal Palace

The palace is a complex of several buildings in the center of Phnom Penh right on the banks of the Mekong river. To reach this place, if you walk from the riverside which is a beautiful stroll you'll...
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shavy
Jan 26, 2016

08-The Royal Palace

Spread over a large area of six hectares with high, strong walls, the Royal Palace of Phnom Penh faces east and is situated on the western bank of the junction of the Tonle Sap and the Mekong rivers....
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anilpradhanshillong
Sep 24, 2015

Beautiful and glorious

Its a must place in Phnom Penh. You can enter the Palace and enjoy the history, art and Royal life.It can be reached from anywhere of Phnom Penh within 15-20 miinutes by tuk tuk. Its rather crowded...
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Toshioohsako
Feb 15, 2015

ROYAL PALACE, LOOK UP AND SEE BUDDHA

A lot has already been written about the Royal Palace but how many of us have looked up and seen the image of Buddha on the spire (i am sure that there is a correct word for this) on the roof of the...
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davidjo
Dec 04, 2014

A must visit in Phnom Penh

During two or three hours I enjoyed the visit to all the temples and installations. In some halls there were musicians, in others I saw a sacred statue of Buddha very revered by the locals, the Silver...
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jorgejuansanchez
May 27, 2014

Beautiful architecture, shouldnt be missed !

Visited the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda ,on January 2014.Its within walking distance , from our Hotel , the Ohana Riverfront.This complex covers the area of 402 x 435 metres, and have several...
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ErwinKoo
Mar 11, 2014

The Royal Palace

You really shouldn't miss this, it is just beautiful.The Royal palace was built in 1866, as the residence of the King of Cambodia, his family and foreign dignitaries. It is the home of the current...
balhannah
Jul 19, 2013

The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh was built in the late 1860s during the reign of King Norodom. There are several palace buildings each with a steep tiled roof. The palace's Grand Throne Hall was once...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 05, 2013

Royal Palace and Grounds-Phomh Penh

Well worth a visit when in Phomh Penh,the palace and gardens are amazing but try and get here early as you can as it gets busy and very hot later in the day. The Royal Palace was constructed over a...
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CDM7
Apr 27, 2013

Royal Palace - well worth the effort

The Royal Palace here is well worth the effort to go and see what you are allowed to see.You get to see the Coronation Hall, (from the outside and looking in), the Silver Pagoda and a few more...
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stevemt
Mar 10, 2013

A must see: Royal Palace

Royal Palace is my favorite place we visited in the city! Unfortunately, we weren’t able to enter inside because a special ceremony was currently held there. But even just outside the compound, my...
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theguardianangel
Nov 17, 2012

Royal Palace

The Royal Palace of Cambodia is a must to see in Phnom Penh. It is a palace that blends between east and west. It features traditional Khmer architecture plus European designs and styles. After the...
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cal6060
Sep 07, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Phnom Penh

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Tuol Sleng Museum

Tuol Sleng Museum, the complex used a secondary school until in 1975. Then the complex was occupied by the Khmer Rouge and used as a prison. The prison, known as S-21 eventually became the place where...
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Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument

Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument is located on streets between Street 7 and Sothearos Blvd. It was built in the late 1970s by the communist regime that took power after the Cambodian-Vietnamese...
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Sisowath Quay

The bustling Sisowath Quay promenade was recently renovated. The lady owner from our guesthouse told us about this area Four years it has been a building site that the view of many hotel visitor...
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Russian Market

To get here by tuk-tuk cost $4 because this is further out the center. This market offers many kinds of products from fabric, souvenir, shoes, jewelry, clothes. You also find tailoring, hairdresser...
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Silver Pagoda

Located within the Palace compound sits the Silver Pagoda .Removing our shoes we stepped inside . We were immediately wowed ! The floors are covered with 5000 silver tiles each weighing over a kilo...
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Foreign Correspondents Club

The FCC is housed in a three story French colonial building. It faces onto the Tonle Sap River near its confluence with the Mekong. The FCC dates from the 1990s and was once a hotbed of journalistic...
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Getting to Phnom Penh

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Samdech Sothearos Blvd.

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