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Address: City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 855 23 72 3949
Description: This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
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Worth finding out about the history of how Cambodia became independent before you see this. Good to see at night lit up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Worth finding out about the history of how Cambodia became independent before you see this. Good to see at night lit up.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Better to view this in the night it look nicer and the weather is less hotter during night time with lighting is on.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

It's impressive, mostly than you used to compare visions morning, day, evening, chewing a corn, as semilocals says. Actually, whole garden part of Sihanouk Blvd is amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I walked all the way from the city centre and not sure it was really worth it. You cannot go inside so you are left with just admiring it from the outside and maybe sit for a while in the nice grounds before heading back.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It is a monument on the center of the road, so there is no entry fee here. It is just a single structure, so will need hardly 5 minutes here. It is 5-10 minutes walk from the Phnom Penh Royal Palace. For complete details to plan your Cambodia Trip, check my blog post: http://ultracoolsolitarywanderer.blogspot.in/2015/06/cambodia-7-10-days.html

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

One of the last remaining Van Molivang relics. Its beautiful and unique. Unfortunately it is always blocked, therefore it cannot be entered.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Independence Monument is so beautiful during sunset. It was built in 1958 and inaugurated in 1962 with a view to celebrating 9 years since Cambodia gained indepence. Its style is similiar to Kh’mer traditional architecture in Angkor Wat. The monument has dark purple colour and shape of a lotus flower bud. The air is so pure, clear and this is... More 

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Pasay, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Nice architecture to represent Cambodian desire for independence. Nice place to take pictures because the monument is reflective of Cambodian arts design. However visit the place late in the afternoon with just enough sunlight to to take a clear photo. This is to avoid the glaring sun and humid weather.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The independence monument is a key landmark of Phnom Penh. Centrally located, not far from the river front or palace it is worth viewing as part of a wider city tour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It's a great big monument in the middle of the busiest most dangerous road traffic junction in Phnom Penh. If you want to stop, hire a tuk tuk driver and do it first thing on Sunday morning. The driver waits while you snap some photo's. In a strange huge block of granite way it is quite majestic and imposing.

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Address: City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 855 23 72 3949
Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh

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