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Address: Street 113, Phnom Penh, 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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Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour including the Silver Pagoda

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Used to be torture institution for enemies of Pol Pot regime. Good start for Killing Fields; when tortured at Tuol Sleng most would face to be killed at Choeung Ek. Take at least... read more

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

We did the killing fields before going to the prison. When we arrived at the prison we were not sure what to expect since all of our friends told us things like "couldn't stay for more than 30 minutes", "I was about to cry when walking around" etc. But actually our group found the museum quite boring. It barely gives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Used to be torture institution for enemies of Pol Pot regime. Good start for Killing Fields; when tortured at Tuol Sleng most would face to be killed at Choeung Ek. Take at least two hours to visit; lots of photographs meticulously annotated. 10:00 am starts a informative movie. Definitely a must see.

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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Take your time while you are here. If you are lucky, they will held a lecture at one of the room at the museum.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It's not really worth it, it's better just to go to the killing fields, don't waste time on this. On the killing fields u will know better what happend

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

lots of material to read - could do with the wonderful audio guide that the killing fields have fairly basic presentations but fitting for the venue

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

There is a quietness over this place that is palpable. After walking along through 2 storeys in just one of the buildings on site - we couldn't stay any longer. With tear filled eyes we bid goodbye to this place and offered our respects to those who had suffered whilst imprisoned under the PolPot regiem. Not everyone understands the extent... More 

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Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I did not regret my trip here. Excellent insights to the history of the site. I learnt a lot, and was shocked to see the few survivors at the site too. As some might be superstitious, do give this place a chance, and don't be frightful! It has an abundant of stories to be told. You'll truly understand the hardships... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Powerfully done. Another must-see for visitors. I would recommend going to this before the Killing Fields to have a better understanding of what happened. So sad but important to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Tuol Sleng is a must visit to understand - and feel a little - the dimension of the recent trouble past of Cambodia, beyond politness, smiles and labels like "the Kingdom of Wonders". Authorities have had the intelligence to leave this former school, once transformed into an interrogatory and torture centre, in a state close to what it was between... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Usually coupled with a visit to the Killing Fields, this museum, though very small encapsulates the horror of the Khmer Rouge. Photographs and letters, enhance the very distressing experience which confirms man inhumanity to fellow men.

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