Phnom Penh Attractions
What to See in Phnom Penh
Phom Penh is a city full of attractions and memorable places to visit. The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are magnificent while the National Museum of Arts houses a priceless collection of artifacts and historical items in a country where history was all but effaced, making them even more valuable as links to the past.
Speaking of which, in the midst of all this colourful splendor, grim reminders of the past are waiting to be visited for those with a wish to learn from it.
Other Attractions in Phnom Penh
Located to the north approximately 40km from Phnom Penh, and located on a hill overlooking vast plains, this site is famous for cultural patrimonies and used to be a capital city between 1618-1866.
On a hill to the north of the city, and restored or reconstructed in 1434, 1806, 1894 and 1926, Wat Phnom is a symbol of the capital city Phnom Penh and regularly used for prayer, small offerings, and meditation.