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Super heavy. They museum was interesting. The English translation was very good I had no issues understanding it. They did a really good job at paying respect to the people who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is certainly not an enjoyable tourist attraction but it is one of the most necessary. This is a site where it's better to ditch your tourist guide. Entry includes an audio guide and headset and is available in a number of languages. The tape is narrated wonderfully and it really gives you the opportunity to experience the site alone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Super heavy. They museum was interesting. The English translation was very good I had no issues understanding it. They did a really good job at paying respect to the people who lost their lives. There are still bones surfacing which is eire. Not for the light at heart but defiantly recommend as its a huge part of Cambodia culture. Paid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Our tour guide, who lost his entire family in the killing fields when he was a child, took us here and, though tears, told us his personal story - including watching his younger sister die while lying next to him. The photos on display here and the bones are almost surreal. It is estimated that, between murder, disease and starvation,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is dubbed as a little Killing Field. However, it does not have much. There are some pictures of the real Killing Field (Choeung Ek near Phnom Penh) and some human remains. It is much better to visit Tuol Sleng genocide museum in Phnom Penh if you are interested in learning about the atrocities of Khmer Rouge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We were not able to make it to Phnom Penh during our trip so supplementing this was a great option. We opted for a day of history rather than another day of temples which was an amazing decision. It's a very small installation but visiting Cambodia without paying proper respects to and working to understand the history is incomplete! If... More 

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Donnybrook, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is nothing like the Killing Field in Phnom Penh, it is just a small stupa designed to pay respect to all the innocent people who lost their lives to the Khmer Rouge and the Pol Pot Regime. It is close to town and will only take half an hour or so, but it will be a stark reminder of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The site is basically a small monastery. When we arrived some young child monks were being taught and teen ones were galvanised into breaking some paving slabs. There is a central tower with gruesome skulls packed into it so beware if you have children. There's a small souvenir shop which also sells ice cream but it seemed wrong to eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a small, active pagoda, not just a tourist site. You'll see where monks live, wash their clothes, teach. And you'll see Cambodian beggars, usually displaying their handicapped children in an effort to get a few dollars to help in their care. (Go ahead and toss a few dollars in their tins.) It's also a small memorial to those... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This place really is not done well. The central platform with the bones is disturbing, but the place is really haphazard - nothing at all what I expected.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

General modern temple site with a shrine with sculls and bones and some bill board where the history is explained. However that you could and should have read in advance and is easily accessible via internet. Great great respect for their sufferings but the site itself was a bit disappointing.

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