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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

| Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 305 371
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These were the execution grounds for the Khmer Rouge.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“audio tour” (1,137 reviews)
“killing fields” (1,883 reviews)
“mass graves” (359 reviews)
| Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 305 371
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Although a very sad place and tells alot about what happened, think with all the proceeds they can do a better job with presentation and facilities.. This was built awhile back and hasen't changed since, so thats why I gave it a 3!! Don't get...More

Thank DoniaDuck
Reviewed July 29, 2015

This was a heart breaking, but valuable experience. There isn't a lot to say about it - seeing the mass graves, the bone fragments, the horrible propaganda, the memorials, finding out how inhumanely the people were treated... We were glad we went and would recommend...More

Thank McDinh
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

It doesn't matter if you know everything about the Khmer Rouge or nothing, this will make you think. Despite the fact that most of the original structures have been ruined, this was one of the most sophisticated museums I've been to in Southeast Asia. The...More

1  Thank rtc31293
Reviewed July 29, 2015

If in Phnom Penh, you should go here even if to pay your respects by placing a rose / incense stick. The audio tour is great as can go around at your own pace and listen to things again if needed. It's very moving to...More

Thank Ben1703
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

You may have heart about Hitler but he was nothing compaired to Pon Pot, this terrible communists studied in Paris and supported by Chinese gouvement and massacred almost 3 millions innocent Cambodians. This crime was a black Page in history of kingdom of wonder Cambodia

1  Thank Tran N
Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Killing Fields as they are often referred to, are located in a pleasant piece of countryside just outside Phnom Penh, but it doesn't take long once you enter for the pleasantness to subside. I found the collection of skulls and the children's killing tree...More

1  Thank Peter J
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Words can't describe the importance of visiting a place like this. An audio guide is provided free with your admission. It does a great job explaining. Dress appropriately and be prepared to spend over an hour in order to better understand this place.

1  Thank NBausch
Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a quiet, beautiful Buddhist memorial to the estimated 2.5 million people who died from torture, execution, starvation and disease by orders of the Khmer Rouge. You will see bones. Teeth. And signage showing where horrific tortures took place. Spend your time. Walk the...More

2  Thank Nancy F
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Though incredibly harrowing, this place is a must do. It is well laid out, and will educate you on the genocide undertaken by the Khmer Rouge regime.

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a shocking experience - to see how victims of the Pol Pot regime were treated. The skulls and other remains only serve to illustrate the brutality. We experienced a severe thunderstorm with torrential rain during our visit which added to the bleakness of...More

Thank Ian M
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Maria H
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
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
Homer S
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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