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“Nothing special” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Independence Monument

Independence Monument
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
855 23 72 3949
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour
Ranked #45 of 135 things to do in Phnom Penh
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Owner description: This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
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“Nothing special”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Just was expecting something a little bit more glamorous considering it's grandiose title. It looks far better at night.

Visited May 2015
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“Look but don't touch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It is beautiful, majestic, and enormous but you're not allowed to climb the stairs which is unfortunate. You will, however, be able to get some good photos.

Visited April 2015
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“Drive around”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Not worth the detour unlike the Royal palace and National Museum, Nicer at night with lights. Right in the middle of a nice grand boulevard. Hard to cross..

Visited April 2015
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“A monument is a monument”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Nothing revolutionary to see here.

Limited information and not very many visitors.

Good luck crossing the road to make your way over here.

Enjoy!

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“Nice monument”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Nice monument to mark the country's independence from the French colonial rule. It's in the middle of a 3 lane highway with lots of tuk tuk drivers fighting for your dollar around.

Visited April 2015
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