Things to do in Phnom Penh

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    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

    Ranked #1 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.743 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryAdventureStudents

    This museum actually is a school but Pol Pot used it to killed and tortured the innocent people especially teachers, doctors, lawyers, headmaster, headmistress singers and more...

  • 2
    The Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace

    Ranked #2 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    9.035 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Castle or Palace
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    Amazing structures and guided tours available. Women MUST cover up, but there are shirts and shorts available to purchase on sight

  • 3
    National Museum of Cambodia

    National Museum of Cambodia

    Ranked #4 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.229 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    The National Museum showcases ancient artwork and sculpture, particularly during the Angkor period. The museum also has a lovely outdoor courtyard and is location in the center.

  • 4
    Choeung Ek - The Killing Fields

    Choeung Ek - The Killing Fields

    Ranked #3 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.627 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureSpiritual

    The Killing Fields is not an easy, leisurely site to visit. A glass tower filled with human skulls sits in the center of the field while paths are designated to ...

  • 5
    Wat Phnom

    Wat Phnom

    Ranked #5 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.221 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyArtsy

    The site is supposedly the finding point of Phnom Penh. The site’s importance lays on the large stupa where the remains of King Ponhea Yat rests (1405-1467); the King who ...

  • 6
    Independence Monument

    Independence Monument

    Ranked #6 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    7.724 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyAdventure

    Independence Monument was built in 1958, is designed to end French rule in Cambodia. You just need to stop for a while to take photo, no need to spend more ...

  • 7
    Russian Market

    Russian Market

    Ranked #7 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.016 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market
    Popular withBackpackersArtsySolo Female

    A bit more touristy than the Central Market, you can find all the souvenirs and clothing you could want here. Bring cash!

  • 8
    Silver Pagoda

    Silver Pagoda

    Ranked #9 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.911 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Temple, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withHistorySpiritualArtsy

    This is the grandest of the temples in the Royal Palace complex. Be sure to check out the Emerald Buddha and the floor (it's silver!)

  • 9
    Central Market

    Central Market

    Ranked #8 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    7.713 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withLGBTQFamiliesFoodies

    Whereas one goes to the Russian Market to stock up on souvenirs, the Central Market is just a free for all for everything. Silver kitchen ware? Nail polish? Pearl necklaces? ...

  • 10
    Kingdom of Wonders

    Kingdom of Wonders

    Ranked #10 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    9.47 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other
    Popular withArtsyAdventureBackpackers

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