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Our visit to the Killing Fields outside Phnom Penh (one of many such sites in Cambodia) and the memorial was a somber and sobering experience. I think that the sight of the stacks of skulls and bones in the memorial and the simple but direct...More
Its a place that you visit not because you enjoy the experience but to see what happened here and to remember the victims. Dont go if you do not like the worst of humanity as its confronting. The audio guide is very good and provides...More
Ticket includes audio tour but in reality without the audio tour there's nothing here. So unless you really hate Audio Tours and have to cramp everything in one day just skip it can get the info online just the same. Plus it's quite far out...More
How Khmer Rouge killed thousands of people is explained here. I was very moved by what happened here- torturing and killing of civilians including women and children. Through the audio system, displays and storyboards, the story is told. The skulls are displayed in the monument....More
Hard to believe this really happened but the Centre presents the history well, from the monument & its contents, to the walk around the field (the story boards & displays are basic but clearly convey the story), and then the museum with film.
We visited the Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre as part of a tour of the killing fields. It is challenging to see the memorial and killing fields as a reminder that man can be so barbaric. If you are in Phenom Penh you should visit both...More