Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The site is a former high school which was used as the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge communist regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. Tuol Sleng (Khmer [tuəl slae!1;]) means "Hill of the Poisonous Trees" or "Strychnine Hill".

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The National Museum
Phnom Penh

The National Museum

Located near the Royal Palace, Cambodia's National Museum offers a charming setting for a stunning collection of ancient Khmer art. ... read more

Wat Langka Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh

Wat Langka Phnom Penh

Wat Langka is reputedly one of Phnom Penh’s five original wats (1422). First established as a sanctuary for the Holy Writings and a ... read more

INDEPENDENCE MONUMENT
Phnom Penh

INDEPENDENCE MONUMENT

The monument was built in 1958 to symbolise the independence that Cambodia gained from France in 1953. The French fully abandonned their ... read more

Wat Ounalom Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh

Wat Ounalom Phnom Penh

Wat Ounalom Phnom Penh is reputedly the oldest of the five pagodas that have been founded during Phnom Penh’s first era as a capital in ... read more

The Silver Pagoda Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh

The Silver Pagoda Phnom Penh

The Silver Pagoda Phnom Penh sits next to the Royal Palace, separated by a walled walkway, but within the same larger walled compound. The ... read more

River Cruises Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh

River Cruises Phnom Penh

Short river cruises and sunset cruises along the Phnom Penh riverfront are easy to arrange and offer an interesting view of the city. A ... read more