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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
 
Regime of the Khmer Rouge and Highlights of Phnom Penh Tour
"On this day tour will take you to a trip to Cambodia’s bitter past. You will visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Also known as “S-21” the museum was once a school but was taken over by the Khmer Rouge and used as detention and torture center of the regime.Next leg is Choeung Ek or more popularly known in the West as the “Killing Fields”. Although both sites are symbols of brutality and oppression they will give you a better perspective of Cambodia’s history and appreciate more the beauty the country has to offer.We will then take you to visit Stung Meanchey. The neighborhood is where you will find Pour un Sourire d’Enfant or “For the smil but you can surely drop by the center’s souvenir shop to buy some mementos.The remainder of the day we shall spend scouring the lively markets of Phnom Penh. Drop by Central Market an art deco structure presumably the largest market in the whole country. You may also want to try the Russian Market that is famous for its stone and wood carvings. You can find a variety of merchandise in both markets ranging from clothes to souvenirs jewelry
From $132.00

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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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Angkor is the capital of the Khmer Empire from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries AD. It is the largest city in the world in the twelfth century AD and the tourist capital of Cambodia since ancient...
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Pyongyang Restaurant

Many international tourists from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Hong Kong, China and South Korea have frequented this North Korean restaurant set up by the Communist Government of the...
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Phnom Sampeau

Phnom Sampeau is the name of a hill located approximately 10km southwest of Battambang. The trip there takes about 30 minutes by motorbike and leads you into one of the most beautiful areas I've ever...
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Victory Gate

The Victory Gate is an entrance and exit on the east side of Angkor Thom. I passed through near the end of the trip when I wanted to visit a few sites a second time. The photos were taken around...
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Mondulkiri Project - elephant sanctuary

This sanctuary has been operating for two years. They now have 7 elephants who have been rescued from lives of hard physical work. I had a great time on their one day tour feeding and walking with...
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The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is entered from the east and is backed by three large towers. To gain access you must go through a pavilion. At each entrance are guardians along side the steps. This structure along...
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Killing Fields

As you continue walking you see a lawn, and you will notice the holes in the lawn, these are the mass graves. Sometimes here and there sticking a piece of fabric from the ground. There is number of...
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Your bag is your life

The warnings are in every guidebook and it is a common topic among visitors as they sink into the sofas at a pavement cafe. I normally treat the warnings of daylight theft casually, but I, also, felt...
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Massage Girls

Siem Reap has no shortage of massage places. Some, very nice legitimate spas and others, well rather questionable. There is a road between the Angkor Night Market and Sivatha Road. It is actually...
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From dusk till dawn

A bit tipsi after hitting the bars on 104th and 136th St., it was about 1:30 am, I got into a moto to go back to my hotel. After I told the driver the name of my hotel, a popular hotel he should have...
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Dangerous Driving

Motorbikes (but not self-drive cars) are available for rent, however Phnom Penh traffic is chaotic and dangerous even by Asian standards. Motorbike-taxis (motos) are everywhere and will take you...
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"Corruption"

When renting a motobike in Phnom Penh, be careful not to break any traffic rules. There are huge numbers of policemen who just wait until a foreigner violates a rule. Then they stop you and demand...
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