Phnom Penh Attractions

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  • Apsaras Dance & Dinner Shows

    Apsaras Dance Shows

    Phnom Penh is not as active as Siem Reap when it comes to Khmer performing arts. However, some of Read More...

  • Independence Monument

    Independence Monument

    Independence Monument, or Vimean Ekareach – as it is referred to in Khmer, is a majestic structure that dominates Phnom Penh city centre. Read More...

  • Mekong Island (Koh Dach)

    Mekong Island (Koh Dach)

    If you wish to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh, then a visit to Mekong Island about 15km north of the city centre will be just right for you. Read More...

  • National Museum of Arts

    National Museum of Arts

    The National Museum of Arts is the country’s largest archeological and cultural history museum. Get a glimpse into the cultural side of Cambodian history, dating back to Read More...

  • Phnom Penh Central Market

    Phnom Penh Central Market

    Whether you’re a shopping enthusiast who wants to gauge your haggling skills or just want to explore the architectural wonders of the city, then Central Market is a Read More...

  • Phnom Tamao Zoo

    Phnom Tamao Zoo

    Be sure to take a tour to Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC) – the country’s largest zoo and wildlife sanctuary ocated about a 45-minute drive Read More...

  • Wat Ounalom

    Wat Ounalom

    A visit to Wat Ounalom allows insight into the spiritual teachings, philosophies and history of Buddhism in Cambodia. Perhaps the most prominent and oldest of five pagodas in Read More...

  • Sisowath Quay

    Sisowath Quay

    Sisowath Quay is a striking boulevard, located along the intersection of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers. This is perhaps the most bustling area in the city. Read More...

  • The Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace

    The Khmer-style Throne Hall was built in 1866, to serve as the residence of the King of Cambodia, his family and foreign dignitaries, as a venue for the performance of court Read More...

  • Tuol Sleng (S21) Museum & Choeung Ek Killing Fields

    Tuol Sleng (S21) Museum

    Cambodia's tragic past can be seen less painfully through the perspactive of time and its war museum, if not the most cheerful place in the world, can be extremely Read More...


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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. 

Wat Phnom

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. 

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