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Killing Fields and S21 Tour

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Address: 26, Street 302, Phnom Penh BKK1, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 97 700 7018
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Description: Welcome to the Mad Monkey Hostels Tours. During the day visit the Mad...
Welcome to the Mad Monkey Hostels Tours. During the day visit the Mad Monkey and jump on one of our Tuk Tuk tours out to the killing fields and S21, pay a fair price for your tour to the Tuk Tuk driver for a half day tour of both facilities. Then join us for dinner and then at night time do something positive. Then in the evening do something positive by attending our crawl for School event. The Crawl for School is a weekly pub crawl designed for young tourists and backpackers. Wrist bands cost $5 and provide you half priced drinks all night, 100% of your $5 wristband is used to fund education projects for poor kids in Cambodia. The event starts at the Mad Monkey rooftop bar in Phnom Penh every Thursday night, then hits Top Banana and Love Bar. It is great night out and a great way to donate to kids education in Cambodia. Tuk Tuk tour of the killing fields $12 - $15 (Depending on number of people) Eat at The Mad Monkey restaurant wide menu with prices starting between $4 and $10 per plate. Cocktails at our rooftop bar! Join the party and buy a wrist band from $5 per person.
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To call this witness to horror excellent makes me wince, but it is both. One of the most moving memorials to mans outstanding appetite to mindless cruelty I have ever seen... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

To call this witness to horror excellent makes me wince, but it is both. One of the most moving memorials to mans outstanding appetite to mindless cruelty I have ever seen. Please go there and weep as I did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I honestly said I had no words to describe my experience. The silence was deafening on the ride back to the hotel. Bring wristlets and incense or lotus flower - you can buy offerings there as well. There are about 5 stops (of 17) you will want to stop and think and give back. You do not even realize a... More 

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Bondi, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Ive heard about the killing fields but until you walk around the killing fields or through the S21 prison its a completely different feeling. I would completely recommend that you have a guide to walk you through the prison. Our guide was amazing. Her story was so sad and i would have to say that she was one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

In the killing feilds there is a sign saying 'keep off the bones', the fact it has to exist is mind boggling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We went to S21 and then on to the killing fields. They are both really sad places to visit with S21 being left almost as it was when everyone left. The trip to the killing was well worth it and the audio descriptions really give you a feel for the sad things that happened to the unfortunate people who spent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Definitely one to add to the list of things to see when in Cambodia. Would advise going as early as possible - we arrived at 10 and it was already almost an unbearable heat. As far as I'm aware, both open around 7-7.30am. We paid around $6 each for the killing fields and $3 each for s21, with a tuk... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A must see Very organised and definately take the ear phones The stories told bring tears to your eyes As you walk along you side step the human bones that are constantly appearing If you think that you couldn't bear to see something like this then just go The stories are told in such a way that you will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This experience is better than a horror train or ghost hunting or even playing the ouija board. I mean this place is really creepy and i am having a goose bumps as i walk in every corner of the building. I can see and feel how people there were terrorized/ tortured/ humiliated/ oppressed and whatever devious activities they do there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

After experiencing the friendlieness of present Cambodians it is quite a shock to be confronted with vivid images and reports of their atrocities in the past.What is even more shocking is the reluctance of the West during this short period of time - 1975 to 1979 - to acknowledge that a genocide to the tune of over 2 million people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We came into cambodia and spent three days in Phnom Penh. Our first day, we came to the killing fields - and we wouldn't do it any differently. Although depressing and horrifying, you learn a lot about their history and culture. Absolutely recommend the audio tour. Don't assume you're coming to a formal tour/museum. The simplicity of this place and... More 

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