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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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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing Fields
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Full-Day Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tour
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour

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A Dark Side of Human History

If you want to learn about some of the darkest days in Cambodian history, then a few hours at the Killing Fields will leave you feeling somber. The audio tour takes you on an... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you want to learn about some of the darkest days in Cambodian history, then a few hours at the Killing Fields will leave you feeling somber. The audio tour takes you on an emotional journey through the evils that took place in this historical site.

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We were torn about whether to go, we like culture but we weren't sure if we wanted to spend our holiday faced with some of the horrors that took place in Cambodia under the Pol Pot regime. It is a very bleak, and challenging few hours but it's presented well and I really don't think that I could have visited... More 

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It was a hard experience for me because of many deaths that happened at this place. But it's an important and unforgettable experience.

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I'm sure that by reading the countless other reviews for this memorial you will already have a fair idea of what to expect. Personally, I found it sad, horrifying, confronting and enlightening at the same time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit here is very sad. It questions "how humans can be so brutal towards other humans". The grounds are pocketed with mass graves that still hold the victims of the horrific deeds committed here. Vivid pictures of murders carried out leave you speechless. The "tower of skulls" is a somber monument of the suffering that these simple, humble, peace-loving... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Killing Fields is a must see in phnom penh. Book a guide who can tell you stories about the whole Khmer-Time etc

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If you're in the area, don't miss this. I learned so much about recent Cambodian history. The audio tour is excellent.

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The story it tells is tragic and must be told so hopefully the world will not let this happen again. The setting has been well prepared for visitors and the head set commentary is excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've seen pictures for years and never gave it much thought. The visit brings out the complexity and details of what the Regime was doing to it's own people. So hard to imagine this type of killing. Hard to believe Cambodians are capable but hunger and fear will cause these kind of astrocities. The visit was well worth the $6... More 

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A visit to the Killing Fields, when combined with a visit to Tuol Sleng, provides a harrowing but essential explanation of the dark years of the Khmer Rouge. The audio guide is a must - provides a very moving narrative from a survivor and is very good value at $6. This should be high on the list for anyone visiting... More 

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