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Ranked #1 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
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Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
These were the execution grounds for the Khmer Rouge.
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Ranked #2 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
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Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.
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Ranked #3 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Behind-the-scenes tours with Wildlife Alliance allow private access to the tiger dens, baby animals in nursery, the elephant... more » Owner description: Behind-the-scenes tours with Wildlife Alliance allow private access to the tiger dens, baby animals in nursery, the elephant enclosure (for feeding and bathing elephants, walking them through the forest, getting painted in a new t-shirt by humanely trained Lucky, watching Chhouk's training to change his prosthetic foot) and a personalized tour complete with rescue stories of the animals. Tour proceeds go directly to the rescue and care of wildlife. Tour information is shown above (see Website) or go to Wildlife Alliance - Get Involved - Phnom Tamao Wildlife Tours.With over 1,200 animals including elephants, tigers, bears, gibbons, crocodiles, leopards and many others, the wildlife rescue center can be visited as a day-trip from Phnom Penh. The center can be visited independently, or through Interactive Wildlife Tours with Wildlife Alliance (to raise money for the rescue, care & release of elephants, tigers and other wildlife), or through bear keeper visits or volunteering with Free the Bears (to raise money for bear care) or with independent tour operators.Most animals at the center were rescued from the illegal wildlife trade by the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team, a patrol team created by an environmental non-profit organization called Wildlife Alliance (a non-profit organization) in coordination with the Cambodian Government. Animals rescued are released back into the wild whenever possible or they are given a home at the Wildlife Rescue Center for as long as needed. Many of the species are listed as Endangered or Vulnerable by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The largest zoo in Cambodia, Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) was established in 1995. Since 2001, PTWRC has been run by the Cambodian Forestry Administration in partnership with Wildlife Alliance. Wildlife Alliance animal husbandry specialists, veterinarians, and care takers assist in the feeding and care of animals and operations at this government-run facility set over 6,000 acres of protected regenerating forest. Other NGOs are involved in PTWRC by providing care for specific animals: Free the Bears, Fauna & Flora International, Conservation International. « less
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Ranked #4 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5329 silver tiles,... more » Owner description: Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5329 silver tiles, each weighing 1.125 kilograms. « less
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #8 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
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This beautiful sandstone museum was opened in 1920 and showcases many fine examples of Angkor Wat statuary.
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Ranked #9 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Architectural Buildings; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.
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Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Category: Playgrounds; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural

Bring plenty of small change because beggars are pretty thick on the ground here, even early in the morning. Take it one at a time visiting inside the temple, as there are plenty... more »

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Ranked #14 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
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Ranked #15 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
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Category: Bridges; Landmarks
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Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Category: Bodies of Water; Cultural
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
Owner description: The Khmer temples at Angkor is one of the world's most astonishing architectural treasure. Built between the 9th and the 13th... more » Owner description: The Khmer temples at Angkor is one of the world's most astonishing architectural treasure. Built between the 9th and the 13th century by a succession of 12 Khmer kings, it spans 312 square km (120 sq. miles). « less
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Ranked #28 of 29 attractions in Phnom Penh
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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