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Address: City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 855 23 72 3949
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Description: This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
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Not much to say except if you like the history around it. The light is way better at night for photography

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Province of Girona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Not much to say except if you like the history around it. The light is way better at night for photography

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, beautiful place. Sometimes can be a genuine khmer expirience, thats bars and rrestaurants around so you can hang with local and foreings. love there.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It look like a big monument and located at the roundabout and i think it is only built to impress. Didn't stop to walk around as it is located at a big roundabout. Just told my tuk tuk driver to ride around it and just took some picture.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Wonderful place to behold and take pictures, specially at night. There is also a garden with some statues nearby that add to the beauty of the two monuments that are near a busy roundabout. Definitely worth the visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

It was a nice sight to view at night with all the lights. We visited in the late afternoon and got a photo with the sun as the background. To know more about our trip, you can visit my blog at http://katmeifucan.blogspot.com/2015/07/1-day-historical-and-cultural-tour-in.html

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Nothing so special about this place but seeing a landmark of a city. It is located near another popular attraction such as Royal palace and silver pagoda. It is just, Phnome Penh was very hot when I took a stroll near the monument. I must admit that the surroundings are pedestrian friendly if u can stand the teperature which was... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Situated in the middle of a busy roundabout, there is no need to stop to see this monument - you can easily take it in simply by driving around or past it.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This monument is a work of art. it is placed very centrally within a landscaped area of Phnom Penh. Easily visible from the roads which centre around the Independence monument. Looks even more beautiful in the evening when the lights come to life. I would recommend adding this at the end of your daily itinerary. At the end of day,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The monument is visually stunning and certainly a landmark. In the evenings, thousands of Khmers walk/run laps around the adjacent park. Great for walking and living like the locals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nice landscaped space in the heart of PP. Very clean and well maintained. Lots of restaurants in the vicinity. Must do.

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