Places To Visit In Phnom Penh

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Here are the top 22 tourist attractions to see in Phnom Penh:

1. Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda

Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda

4.5

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are the most popular sights in the city. The compound in which these ornamental buildings lie is situated on the riverfront.

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2. National Museum of Cambodia

National Museum of Cambodia

4.3

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

The National Museum of Cambodia is located in the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is the largest and the central museum of the country, consisting of more than 15,000 collections depicting various periods in Cambodia's history. If you are interested in history, you will enjoy getting to kno...

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3. Psar Thmei

Psar Thmei

4.2

4 kms
from city center

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Psar Thmei, or the Central Market of Phnom Penh is an open market in a domed hall. This Art Deco building is a known landmark in the city.

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4. Tuol Sleng and the Killing Fields

Tuol Sleng and the Killing Fields

3.8

3 kms
from city center

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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is located close to Phnom Penh in Cambodia. It is a former secret prison well-known as S-21 established during the Khmer Rouge, where thousands of innocent Cambodian civilians were accused of crimes to be imprisoned and tortured. Many of these were executed in the nearby k...

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5. Choeung Ek Genocidal Center (Killing Fields)

Choeung Ek Genocidal Center (Killing Fields)

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Choeung Ek Genocidal centre is located outside the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Infamously known as the Killing Fields, this is a mass grave site built to commemorate the death of thousands of civilians during the Khmer Rouge between 1975 and 1978. It is one of the disturbing places to visit in Phn...

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6. The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

The Royal Palace is located in the heart of the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The palace, which is one of the city's iconic landmarks, is the primary residence of the King of Cambodia and comprises of a throne and other precious monuments within a richly built complex. Although only limited ...

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Top Hotels in Phnom Penh

  • iRoHa Garden Hotel & Resort

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  • Queen Mansion

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  • Rambutan Resort – Phnom Penh

    Staring from USD 80

7. Silver Pagoda

Silver Pagoda

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Silver Pagoda is a beautiful temple located next to the Royal Palace in the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This temple is known for more than 5000 excellent intricately-decorated silver tiles adorning the floor of the central complex. It is one of the highly recommended attractions to visit i...

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8. Cambodian Living Arts

Cambodian Living Arts

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Cambodian Living Arts is an institute performing cultural shows in the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This private institute is a famous attraction among the tourists visiting the capital city for their vibrant, impressive dance performances that depict Cambodian heritage and culture narrated by a co...

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9. Wat Phnom

Wat Phnom

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Wat Phnom is a large Buddhist temple located on the only hill in the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is the tallest religious structure of the town and is quite popular among the locals who come here to pray for good luck and success in their lives. Offering magnificent views of the city an...

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10. Independence Monument

Independence Monument

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

The Independence Monument is located in the heart of the city in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Built to commemorate the country's independence from France, it is one of the iconic landmarks popular among the locals and the tourists. It is worth checking out this uniquely built lotus-shaped st...

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11. The Night Market in Phnom Penh

The Night Market in Phnom Penh

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

The Night Market is located on the riverfront close to downtown in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. This local night market open only during the weekends is a famous attraction for the Cambodians as well as tourists who come to enjoy a cold night by the riverfront tasting local street food ...

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12. Orussey Market

Orussey Market

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Orussey Market is an old wholesale market located in the downtown close to Monivong Boulevard, one of the main areas for shopping in the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Spread across three floors consisting of hundreds of shops, it is the largest market for local products in the country and is more fa...

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13. Sisowath Quay

Sisowath Quay

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Sisowath Quay is a famous boulevard located in the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This street, lined with many shops selling souvenirs, restaurants, cafes and bars, is a popular hangout place for the locals and a tourist attraction, which gets crowded during the weekends and holidays. The promenade l...

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14. Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center(PTWRC) is a wildlife centre located to the south of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is the largest zoo in the country consisting of over 1200 animals of more than 100 species and is among the top attractions. More than 2 million tourists visit Phnom Tamao every year. If y...

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15. The Russian Market, Phnom Penh

The Russian Market, Phnom Penh

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Russian Market or Psah Toul Tom Poung is a famous market located close to the city centre of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is very famous for all the colourful souvenirs unique to the country and is a top destination for tourists looking for shopping options in Phnom Penh. Compared to all other markets, ...

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16. Phnom Penh Sunset Boat Tours

Phnom Penh Sunset Boat Tours

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A sunset boat tour is one of the great tourist activities in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Blessed with rich Mekong river surrounded by dense mangrove forests abundant in local wildlife and flora, a boat tour along in the evening offers incredible sunset views.

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17. Bassac Lane

Bassac Lane

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Bassac Lane is the prominent street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia popular among the tourists for the excellent restaurants, bars, cafes and pubs. The road is one of the most happening neighbourhoods with a bustling nightlife. Street vendors and hawkers sell local street food, desserts and smoothies, while...

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18. Koh Dach

Koh Dach

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Koh Dach is an island located on the banks of the Mekong river at Kandal in Kon Dach Commune close to the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The archipelago, known as Silk Island, is popular among the tourists for the clean, white sand beaches and the handicrafts produced here by the locals. It is worth ...

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19. Wat Langka

Wat Langka

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Places To Visit in Phnom Penh

Wat Langka is a colourful Buddhist temple located in the heart of the city of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The temple, which gets its name from an order of monks from Sri Lanka, was initially built to store sacred Buddhist scripts and writings. One of those rare monuments to survive the Khmer Rouge, it i...

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20. Wat Ounalom

Wat Ounalom

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Wat Ounalom is a prominent temple located in front of the Tonle Sap River in the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The pagoda is the headquarters of Cambodian Mohanikay order of Buddhism and is home to the head monk in the country. It is one of the top attractions in Siem Reap for tourists for i...

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21. Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk

Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk

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The Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk is the Norodom Sihanouk Memorial located in the capital city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is a monument commemorating former King Norodom Sihanouk, who is credited for his efforts in liberating the country from French colonization. The memorial is one of the...

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22. Royal Railway Station

Royal Railway Station

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The Royal railway station is a prominent landmark located in the heart of the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is a heritage building and is not functional since 2014. Due to its rich history and the elegant architecture, the station is one of the tourist attractions drawing travellers in the city.

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