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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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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing Fields
"Pick up from your Phnom Penh hotel by your guide and driver and transfer to the Toul Sleng Museum (Prison S21). During the Pol Pot regime Toul Sleng formerly a high school (Toul Svay Pre School) was converted to a detention center known as S21. After interrogation and often torture prisoners were transferred to ‘Killing Fields’ where they were often tortured again and brutally killed. Today the building houses exhibit paintings and photographs of many of the victims. Visitors can see the crude cells built in the classrooms and the located just outside the city center. It was a Chinese Cemetery before it became the Khmer Rouge’s best known Killing Field. The remains of almost 9000 bodies have been excavated from mass graves in this area. A memorial stupa has been erected and displays over 5000 human skulls
From $58.00
Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour including the Silver Pagoda
"Phnom Penh the capital of Cambodia was a bustling commercial hub during French colonial days and today has re-established itself as the political and financial center of the country. Its rich historical past can be traced to the Khmer and French influence evident in the ornate Khmer-style take a sobering look at Cambodia's disturbing past with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum a testament to Cambodia's recent bloody past under the Khmer Rouge regime. This tour operator is the 2007 Conde Naste winner of the Best Operator category in the World Saver Awards""""Explore Phnom Penh on this full-day private tour
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Saigon to Pnom Penh

You can go Saigon to Phnom Penh by bus or via Chau Doc partly by boat (i think there are more companies doing...
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Jul 21, 2016

Getting here and away with AirAsia

Airasia is Malaysian low cost airline with destination around Asia. If you booked your ticket far in advance you can fly cheap. We have been flying with this airline for quite sometimes now. We're...
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Apr 25, 2016

Thero Express....Faster than regular bus

Travelling around Cambodia by public transportation is nice. However, everything is slow by getting there and away. From Phnom Penh, we took an early minibus at 8 am first trip to Battambang. Our...
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Mar 09, 2016

Phnom Penh International Airport

We flown with Air Asia from Bangkok (Don Muang), is only an hour fly. Phnom Penh Airport is small and modern terminal, efficient and clean. Equipped with shops, eateries, tourist information and banks...
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Jan 26, 2016

Vibol Bus

Travelling around Cambodia by public transport is easy as long as you are on the right transportation. I read a lot of information about buses in Cambodia and there are a few of them that aren't too...
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Jan 26, 2016

A Wired Bird – the Wi-Fi Giant Ibis Bus

From Happy GuestHouse, Siem Reap to the depot of the Giant Ibis Bus (national bird) was only a 10 minutes ride in a tuk-tuk. We were there at the appointed hour of 0800 hrs for our road trip to Phnom...
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Feb 14, 2015

Going by boat to and from Vietnam.

If you are travelling from Phnom Penh to Vietnam or vise versa then going by boat is a nice alternative to taking the bus which is what most people do.The boats travel from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc in...
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Mar 04, 2014

Airport taxi to Phnom Penh

Taxi fare to city centre is $9. Most of the airport taxi are OK and friendly. It happened to me once I took a taxi in the afternoon at 4pm going to Olympic area. The driver was a young guy. I was with...
Oct 23, 2013

Bus from Siem Reap

I caught a bus here, the company my Siem Reap hotel booked me on was "Sokha Komar Tep Express Limousine Bus"The trip was 6 hours, uncomftable, and tedious. A luxury coach it was not.It got me here,...
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Mar 09, 2013

Mekong Express - accept no other (expat knowledge)

I have lived in Phnom Penh for over two years now. I have been subjected to every single bus company in this country over this time.All expatriates here agree that Mekong is by far and away the only...
Jun 03, 2012

Mekong Express Limousine Bus

Several bus companies provide transportation from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. The Mekong Express Limousine Bus is one of the better ones. It is about a 6-hour trip including a 15-30 minute stop in...
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Jun 11, 2011

Phnom Penh International Airport

This was my introduction to Cambodia. I get off the plane and enter a half bombed out terminal. I then go through the chaotic Visa process and leave the airport to the sounds of rocket fire going on...
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Apr 04, 2011
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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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