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Independence Monument

Independence Monument

The Independence Monument, Vimean Akareach', was built in 1958 to celebrate Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. It stands in the middle of a roundabout at the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the[...]
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Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda

Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda

The Roval Palace is located along Sothearos BlvetIt is surrounded by a high yellow crenellated waltand distinctively marked by the spired ChanchhavaPavilion facing the riverfront. Inside the Palacegrounds the royal buildings sit[...]
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Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum

Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum

Tuol Sleng Genocidal Museum is the former Tuol Sleng High School. In 1975, during the Khmer Rouge regime, the school was used as a prison and torture center, known at the time  as S-21. Thousands of Cambodians and a number of foreig- ners[...]
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Wat Preah Keo Morakot

Wat Preah Keo Morakot

Wat Preah Keo Morakot is located in the southern portion of the Royal Palace complex. The pagoda was formerly known as Wat Uborsoth Rotannaram because it is where the King worshiped, prayed and practiced every Buddhist Silas Day. In[...]
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The National Museum of Phnom Penh

The National Museum of Phnom Penh

The National Museum of Phnom Penh is instantly recogni- zable, with its warm red terracotta and its gracefully curved roof topped by dozens of guardian nagas. Located just north of the Royal Palace, off the street of Artists (178 Street),[...]
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