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Address: Street 113, Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh 3, Cambodia
Description: This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the...
This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.
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The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is in the old prison and torture building S21 which the Khmer Rouge used to carry out their torture on the cambodian people. The museum tells the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is in the old prison and torture building S21 which the Khmer Rouge used to carry out their torture on the cambodian people. The museum tells the story of genocide and is very sobering, it brings home the trauma this country and it's people went through. One of the survivors was there on the day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It's interesting to see this special place and to take a look in the history of Cambodia. Especially it happens just a few years ago

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is in the old prison and torture building S21 which the Khmer Rouge used. I don't think that many people appreciate the recent history of Cambodia and the atrocities carried out and this place is a reminder of that. There are two survivors of S21 who are still alive and at least one is there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

if you visited The Killing fields then you should do this one aswell. It is raw and rather somber. To actually see what truly happened, the evidence of this still exists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The school held strong images of what happened here. Guides were very good and there were survivors there when we visited. Quite a big area to get around and it was mostly inside which helped.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most moving and touchobg rhings I have ever seen! Pay the extra and hire a local guide for your visit - you do that as u pay! Good idea to see it before going to the Killing Fields.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

that this has happened so recently ... the horror of a totalitarian regime. Yet today same happens in other countries again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

It's very sad, and shocking the things that happened here. But, it's something everyone should come see to pay respect, remember, and learn. I was there today, and saw people only going through the first floor assuming that the upper floors were the same. They were not, the floors were a bit different with displays and information. So keep that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

this a must for anyone wanting to know cambodia . the museum tells the story of genocide . ask any cambodian and you will find living memory stories of horror and trauma.about this time. . you will ponder how could such a terrible thing happen to such a lovely people? but for me it was a shining beacon of hope... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If we want to understand human suffering - you go to this museum! This museum is a reminder to mankind! When you see this simple museum, when you see these horrific images from the past, understand the pain of the Cambodian people!

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