Phnom Penh VacationsCambodia
Known as the “Pearl of Asia” in the 1920s, Phnom Penh saw some rough times through war and revolution in the late 20th Century. Today, however, this capital of Cambodia is newly awakened, and to a high degree. Chaotic streets, dramatic market scents, and less than perfect infrastructure can feel …

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Reviews of Phnom Penh

Nici Audrianna
Nici AudriannaHouston, Texas, USA
19/06/2018

The first place I visited in SE Asia and a great place to start a trip hopping through SE Asia. Locals really enjoy visitors, tourism is actually built into building their economy back up. A lot of local history to be seen that most don't even know went on in Cambodia. Temples, the Genocide Killing Fields (although sad you can learn a lot about Cambodian history there), and great places to eat.

Kenya Pressley
Kenya PressleyXi'an, China
04/08/2017

The drinks are cheap. There's a dedicated tuck tuck all day. Me Mate's Place has wifi, geckos and it's damn cheap!

Chanelle Knighten
Chanelle KnightenSouthern California, California
14/03/2017

Great community and the locals are friendly. Pretty pricey for the tourists actually. You'll need to have great bargain skills to keep costs low.

Scott Stone
Scott StoneNew York City
27/08/2015

Cambodia's largest city which rests on the banks of the Mekong has a special appeal about it . . . an appeal that is chotic, colorful and to me romantic. This is a place that has not been over "westernized" yet like so many Asian cities have. I love the crazy sort of "wild west feeling" of the place. The traffic with the thousands and thousands of motor scooters, the spirited markets, the remains of old French colonial buildings. There are some most see highlights; the Royal Palace with it's Khmer designed roofs, the National Museum, and sadly the Tuel Sleng Museum of Genocide. This is one of the buildings ( a former high school) where the Kymer Rouge created their horrific actions. A very sobering hard experience but important to see,

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