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Phnom Penh

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About Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia. Even though many tourists and travelers treat this as a transit and transfer point, this city also has its own unique charm. The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is full of beautiful splendor and richness of Khmer culture. The National Museum offers an opportunity to learn more about Cambodia's ancient history. For shopping, the Central Market and Russian Market are perfect to buy some souvenirs.

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Royal Palace
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The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh, also known as Preah Barom Reachea Vaeng Chaktomuk, is named after the intersection of the Mekong River, the Tonle Sap River and the Bassac River. This is the palace of the King of Cambodia. It is composed of a group of golden roofs and yellow walls. It consists of many large and small palaces such as Chaya Hall, Golden Temple and Silver Temple. It is exquisitely shaped and magnificent, full of traditional Khmer architecture and religious tone. On the cloister of the building is a magnificent relief mural depicting Angkor Wat, depicting the achievements and religious stories of the dynasties. Local residents and monks alike enjoy keeping cool on the spacious lawn in front of the palace, it's extremely lively.
National Museum
396 Reviews
The National Museum is Cambodia's famous museum of history and archaeology and contains many Khmer art collections. The museum building features a gabled roof, carved doors and Khmer ancient temple architecture, blending traditional Khmer architecture with French colonial style. There are tens of thousands of precious collections in the museum, spanning different historical periods, mainly including four types of exhibits: stoneware, bronze, porcelain and wood. There are also small collections of oil paintings, textiles, pictures and other archives. Enshrined at a small pavilion in the center of the museum is a small statue. It is surrounded by several small artificial lotus ponds, full of charm.
Central Market
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Central Market, Phnom Penh
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
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St 113, Phnom Penh 12304, Cambodia

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Posted: 4 Jan 2018
Posted: 30 Dec 2017
The splendid Grand Palace in Phnom Penh is a stop to travel to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Although it is not as brilliant as the Grand Palace in Bangkok, it is also the most splendid history of Cambodia. Many important state diplomatic activities are held here. In the middle of it, recall the prosperous historical years.
The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh in Cambodia is a group of golden roofs and yellow wall-wrapped buildings, including more than 20 large and small palaces such as Zha Chaya Hall, Golden Temple, Silver Temple, Dance Hall, and Treasure Hall. The cloister is imitation of Angkor Temple. Emboss. Zeng Chaya Temple carved beam painting ridge, glazed tile roof, echoes with the glittering Polemorocott stupa on the left, the scenery is spectacular. There is a treasure hall in the Golden Temple, which is dedicated to displaying treasures. In all the buildings of the palace, the silver palace is the most gorgeous. When you enter the exhibition, you need to take off your shoes. The temple is enshrined with a statue of about 60 centimeters high and carved from a piece of emerald. It is crystal clear and valuable, and is an extremely precious national treasure of Cambodia. And here is the holy land of the kings of the past.
Tickets: 10 US dollars
Phnom Penh Palace is the Phnom Penh River, you can take a boat tour in the evening, the sunset scenery is very beautiful, you can consider dining on the boat, while drinking beer while watching the sunset from the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh gradually falling, feeling very Baton.
Posted: 20 Apr 2019
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