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Address: | Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the...

This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.

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To not to forget

This is not really an attraction, but a witness of a hard time. You don't visit this place. Take your time, remain quite and immerse yourself in this place. A must see location to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not really an attraction, but a witness of a hard time. You don't visit this place. Take your time, remain quite and immerse yourself in this place. A must see location to remember.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You are interesting or not. You knew like me the story because you have red books or saw tv documentaries ....it will be hard Say no thanks ...tuktuk driver looked at me like an alien . So in museum there are Audio guide 6 dollars in a lot of languages Without it the price is 3 bucks there isn't much... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

S-21 a high school converted into a prison in the Khmer Rouge regime, is upsetting but important to see to truly understand the horrific war crimes carried out and how brave Cambodian people are to show the world so vividly these crimes. Headsets help guide you around the compound

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to get a good idea about the suffering that once used to be. You'll be able to get and audio aid in most languages.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought this site was fabulously presented. There is a clear map with audio guides so that you can fully delve into the horrific Cambodian past. The stories are quite hard to listen to as you are able to fully imagine the pain and suffering felt here. I actually had to leave the buildings (there are 4 prison blocks) a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It gives you the experience and knowledge which are COMPULSORY not only for those staying or working in Cambodia, but for everyone to understand how far some people and ideas might go, and how limitless a cruelty may be.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here in conjunction with Choeung Ek (the killing fields). You need to go to both to get the full picture of the horrors that occurred under the Khmer Rouge. This place is shocking and harrowing. The audio guide is excellent and the exhibits give a good impression of the tortures that went on here. A must if you're... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't come to Cambodia and ignore it's sad recent past. Tuol Sleng, also known as S21, is the primary stop to learn of this horrific part of modern Cambodian history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everybody should be exposed to the story (available with audio tour) of how this tragic chapter in world history unfolded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are thinking of visiting Cambodia as a traveler not a tourist and wish to explore recent history. Read up about the Pole Pot years. Then if you find it difficult to believe see the film Killing Fields. Then when you arrive here. Go see the Genocide Museum. It brings home to you the meaning of the words, "man's... More 

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