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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

| Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 305 371
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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing Fields
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“audio tour” (1,122 reviews)
“killing fields” (1,853 reviews)
“mass graves” (351 reviews)
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| Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed November 19, 2015

It is very interesting but very sad as well. This is part of the recent history of Cambodia and our times which was not widely talked about in the West.

Thank Ariko1
Reviewed November 19, 2015

A must see for all visitors to Cambodia. At times confronting, but we need to acknowledge what these beautiful people went through. Make sure you give yourself a couple of hours to spend here, you need to have the time to just sit and reflect....More

Thank MichB_12
Reviewed November 18, 2015

I´ve heard about Pol Pot but i could not imagine the scale of it. This place gave me goosebumps and i feelt really bad for the people who came here in the truck loads. When you go there you will see remainings and clothes thats...More

Thank Freddie H
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Very moving and powerful. The audio guide is a great way to get detailed accounts of what happened and try see it first hand. Haunting that you were still able to see teeth and bone fragments dotted around the path and grounds.

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Everyone should deserve a chance to see how innocent Cambodians were killed, including many pregnant ladies and children (even at a very young age). Bitter memory of every Cambodian!

Thank ThomasXr
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The audio guide was great with commentary from a former prisoner. You need at least an hour to take it all if you can stand the heat! Get your tuk-tuk driver to wait a few more minutes

Thank TravellingBoys
Reviewed November 17, 2015

Choeung Ek was a very eye opening experience. Visitors are very respectful. Watch your footsteps for remains!

Thank TravelingBento
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

An absolute must if you are in Phnom Penh. Really puts life into perspective and opens your eyes to the extremely dark past this beautiful country has endured. It will make you extremely thankful for what you have. There is an audio guide available in...More

Thank David B
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Don't have much to say other than Wow! This place is a real eye opener and made me realise we westerners have it so Damn easy. Worth the trip out to see it.

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Reviewed November 17, 2015

We booked a taxi and arrived a the so called Killing Fields. You will most likely to have seen the film with the same name. You wonder how one human can do these things to another but it happened to around 3 million people. And...More

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Maria H
Is it really worth the visit after visiting the genocide museum (prision S-21) ? We have been today and feel maybe it will be repetitive and too much to take in... thanks!!!
February 11, 2017|
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Response from JTB570 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. If you're never going back to Cambodia I would suggest going. It's a totally different atmosphere from Tuol Slang. It is after all the killing fields - literally. If however Cambodian history is not of interest... More
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enviromum24
I heard somewhere that westerner visiting The Killling Fields was disrespectful in the eyes of locals. Can anyone confirm or deny this please. I would love to visit but only if it is welcomed.
February 6, 2017|
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Response from LokTa | Reviewed this property |
You will be very welcome. Just be very respectful of the entire place. I have seen some tourists who did not seem to understand and were not respecting the place and what happened here. But I did see plenty of other... More
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Homer S
How long would it take and how much to get here from a hotel on the riverside? How long does it take to complete the audio guide? What are the opening hours?
January 19, 2017|
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Response from Toni V | Reviewed this property |
For us it took about 45 mins to get there. Our hotel is near the National Museum in downtown. You can pretty much decide yourself how long the audio tour is. The tour has about 19 chapters and you can listen to them... More
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