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“Amazing structure” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Independence Monument

Independence Monument
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
855 23 72 3949
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Ranked #14 of 29 Attractions in Phnom Penh
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Owner description: This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
Haifa, Israel
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“Amazing structure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We visited Phnom Penh around Christmas and New Year's Eve - it was a beautiful site to watch with all the lights around it

Visited January 2014
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“Difficult access”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

An interesting monument of which the Cambodians are rightly proud. I think we'd be more likely to be run over getting to it

Visited February 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“best at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Try to drive/walk past it at night when lit up, we asked tuktuk driver to slow down for photos. As others have said use this to orient yourself

Visited February 2014
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“Orientation point”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Take photos but always know where it is because it is a central point.
If you know where you are in relation to this monument you will not get lost
It looks best at night.

Visited January 2014
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“Nice!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Not sure that loads can be written about this, but it was suitably impressive to walk by and look at!

Visited February 2014
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