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Submitted on May 04, 2020 Useful Info

Cambodia Popular Tourist Attractions

Cambodia is small gorgeous country to be explored a in the Southeast Asia. There are a lot of such beautiful things to do and visit while indulgently soaking in Cambodia’s ancestral Angkor temples, historical masterpieces as well as its rich cultures. From the magnificent Angkor complex to the largest fresh water lake in the Asia, the coastal lines and beaches are exclusive destinations for relaxation while the fresh seafood is a must. Cambodia’s enthusiasm is infectious. It’s a country looking forward to the future and is delighted to share its future with new visitors. It is the rising phoenix of Asia, and yet its people are some of the most friendly and hospitable you will find anywhere in the world. It’s the people that help to make Cambodia such a joyful place to visit.The Capital of Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since the French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation’s center of economic and industrial activities, as well as the center of security, politics, cultural heritage, and diplomacy of Cambodia. Once known as the “Pearl of Asia”, it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina in the 1920s. This beautiful capital also features such attractions, history and culture, along with many opportunities to sample the local culture of Cambodia. Here, the colonial legacy endures with inspired pagodas and markets all this is evidence of the intense energy of the city’s roads. The famous riverside, are meeting of small pubs, bars and popular restaurants. There are stores that offer products made from beautiful silk and chic galleries on either side of the road. In addition to the very fine art and entertainment, nightlife, you will understand why Phnom Penh is a very cute and a such travel destination for tourists.

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Most popular sites & Activities in Phnom Penh

› Royal Palace: was the pleasant palace where Cambodian king stayed, now is the attractive and open to tourists to explore its historical Silver Pagoda, Royal Stupa, French style buildings.

› National museum: the world’s most important collection of Khmer sculpture and carvings.

Cheung Ek killing field: It is the huge grave yard where more than one thousand people were killed and buried.

› Tuol Sleng museum (S21 Tortured Prison): The former school was turned into S21 tortured prison during the Khmer Rough genocide regime.

› Wat Phnom: Where it has the legendary of founding Phnom Penh and now active religious site.

› Independent monument, Chaktomuk Conference Hall, Russian market, Central market, Old market.

Riverfront: Best path for pleasant walking and get fresh air along with nice river view.

Boat Cruises: An ideal for sightseeing from the boat cruise to reveal beautiful Mekong River and the confluence of Chaktomuk. Sunset boat cruise or sunset buffet dinner boat cruise are the most popular options in Phnom Penh.

Taking Cyclo: the rickshaw for those who want to slowly slide to see the highlights of Phnom Penh or take a half day cyclo tour to visit Royal Palace & National museum.

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