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Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh



Phnom Penh is the most populous, largest, wealthiest and capital city of Cambodia. Phnom Penh situated at the confluence of the longest river of southeast asia Mekong river, Tonlé Sap & Tonlé Bassac rivers. The so called French-built cities of Indochina, while tarnished, has largely manage to survive the violence and brutal of its Khmer Rouge history.

Phnom Penh once known as the Pearl of Asia in the 1920s, along with Siem Reap, is a significant global and domestic tourist destination for Cambodia. Phnom Penh is known for its traditional Khmer and French influenced architecture. It is also the commercial, political and cultural hub of Cambodia and is home to more than 2 million of Cambodia's population of almost 15 million.

Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument
Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument
Choeung Ek Killing Fields
Choeung Ek Killing Fields
Independence Monument
Independence Monument
National Assembly Building
National Assembly Building
Phnom Penh Old Market
Phnom Penh Old Market
Phnom Penh Sunrise
Phnom Penh Sunrise
Phnom Penh Town
Phnom Penh Town
Psar Kandal
Psar Kandal
Psar Thmei
Psar Thmei
Royal Palace
Royal Palace
Silver Pagoda
Silver Pagoda
Sisowath Quay
Sisowath Quay
Tonlé Bassac
Tonlé Bassac
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Wat Botun
Wat Botun
Wat Moha Montrei
Wat Moha Montrei
Wat Ounalom
Wat Ounalom
Wat Phnom
Wat Phnom