What To See in Phnom Penh


What is Phnom Penh interesting? That is always the question to be answered for the passionate believers who are planning to go to explore the capital of Thap pagoda country. The following article will introduce you to some attractions and activities that should be experienced when coming to this land.

Royal palace of Cambodia

Built in 1866, the Royal Royal Palace of Cambodia is a complex of buildings built to serve the accommodation and living of the Cambodian royal family and foreign guests. This is also the place where dynasties, diplomatic rituals and great royal festivals are held.

The Royal Palace is a complex consisting of many relics including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, the many-year-old ornamental flower gardens and many other architectural works.

Silver Pagoda

Silver Pagoda is the most prominent temple located in the Royal Palace of Cambodia. The reason for the pagoda is called Silver Pagoda (or Silver Pagoda Pagoda) by the legend of 5329 pieces of silver on the floor. In particular, each piece of silver is handcrafted and weighs exactly 1,125 g. Also in the temple there are many statues made of copper, silver or gold are very sophisticated and beautiful. The palace and Silver Pagoda form an architectural complex that has become a symbol of Cambodia.

Watt Phnom

This is the most sacred symbol temple of Phnom Penh and Cambodia. Built in 1373, the pagoda is known for its legend of forming with Phnom Penh’s creation. It is said that a rich woman named Penh (Ba Pong) picked up a log, inside there were 4 Buddha statues. She then devoted herself to putting up a small hill and building a temple on it. Today this area is called Watt Phnom, in which Watt is “pagoda”, Phnom is “hill”. The surrounding area (the capital) is called after her name, Phnom Penh, to this day.

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Choeng Ek Memorial (The killing fields)

Choeng Ek Memorial is located 15km from Phnom Penh, the site of “Death Field” – Choeng Ek Memorial is the site of the Poison-killing genocide event that massacred millions of Cambodians who shocked the world during the 1970s. 20. This is a relic associated with the traumatic history of Cambodian people. Currently the site remains in the ruins, the headless burial holes of the victims and a tower showcasing hundreds of victims’ remains and skulls.

Markets

Discover a land, nothing by visiting the market. It is a place for us to best understand the lifestyle of indigenous inhabitants as well as the inherent specialties of this region. Trading exchange also shows you the economic potential of that land. Visit Phnom Penh, visit the following markets if conditions permit: Old Market (Phsar Chas) and New Market (Phsar Kanda) – located in the new West Street area; Central market (Phsar Thmey – Central market) – which attracts many tourists due to its convenient location; Olympic market – near the Olympic stadium, this is the area where Open tour Vietnam cars are concentrated; Russian Market (Phsar Toul Tom Poung); Night market (located near the new West Street area).

Discover the night life in Phnom Penh

If 10 years ago, Phnom Penh was just a simple simple city, in recent years, the capital city of Thap pagoda has had a remarkable development. Phnom Penh now has a lively face that is not inferior to Bangkok. Here you can take advantage of the Nagaworld Casino casino – the largest casino in Cambodia; walking the night city by Tuk Tuk car; enjoy street food in the back quarter or the riverfront area in front of the Royal Palace (a lot of shopping places like grilled pork rice, Bai Sach chrouk, Kuy Teav, Num Sang Khya l’peou) … Also You can also visit the West Balo neighborhood in the area behind the Royal Palace near the National Museum. Here you will be lost in another world, the world of vibrant music, brilliant Neon light and the busiest restaurants and bars.

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