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Address: | Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: (855) 23 305 371
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These were the execution grounds for the Khmer Rouge.

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Really brings home the horror of the Khmer Rouge regime and what the poor Cambodian people suffered. Very thought provoking. Travel by tuk tuk to get there for a glimpse of... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really brings home the horror of the Khmer Rouge regime and what the poor Cambodian people suffered. Very thought provoking. Travel by tuk tuk to get there for a glimpse of Cambodian village life too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was a young doctor when all this was happening. Had no real idea but felt we had to visit to find out more. The brutality of the Khmer Rouge was equal to the worst ever in the world. The way in which the history was shown was sensitively done and the new monument with the skulls showing the method of... More 

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Thank David William S
Bruges, Belgium
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is not much to see but there is an excellent audio guide that explains all the horrible things that took place there. We went there with tuktuk from PP city center and paid 12 dollar (round trip + waiting time).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Harrowing but an absolute. I don't think it is for young children as it would be to disturbing. I don't know how the people of Cambodia are as peaceful as they are.

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Kunshan, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an incredibly sobering experience. The audio guide was excellently done and I felt like I had learned so much about this horrible time in history. I highly recommend visiting this place, if nothing more than to educate yourself on a key part of Cambodian history.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unlike S-21 the Killing Fields makes you more angry at the lunatics who murdered in the name of a failed ideology. Hearing that the Thatcher government of the 80's continued to support Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge for geo-political reasons made my sick to my stomach.

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Thank CaerphillyWorthy
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our visit to Choeung Ek gave us a greater understanding of the history of Cambodia. It is very sobering to hear how cruel man can be to man. It was an important visit. As the final resting place for so many, this was surprisingly peaceful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Grim viewing but very well done and the audio guide is excellent with great, accurate information. And I'm saying this as someone who has a masters in Cambodian history. I don't think you can understand the country fully without understanding its difficult past so take a deep breath and go for it

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Thank Ruth L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say about this place. You already know everything and you know why you want to see it. So just go and see it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As others have mentioned, the audio guide was really good and offered peaceful and thoughtful comments about the horrible things that happened here. I learned much from it and it helped to understand what really happened to Cambodia under the rule of Pol Pot.

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