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This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
As featured in 3 Days in Phnom Penh
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's a roundabout so i don't think there is a need to stop by, but it's a beautiful monument and you should at least pass by car or tuk tuk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anaritadsa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Independence monument is situated on a round about and is very important to the Cambodian people. It is their remembrance of their freedom. At the side of the monument there is a small park where the people are walking, running and doing exercises in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 533liaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice park in the city center- recommended. Next to President’s house. Nd other landmarks. Good photo spot.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool and beautiful at night! Such a great landmark, where u can just stroll by the street. With some cafes around

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank canmya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's more beautiful in evening. But walking there is a great experience that I had in Phnompenh. Nice

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KaniP14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As I had visited the 37-metre tall lotus shaped Independent Monument during the annual Cambodian water festival (Bon Om Touk, 21-23 Nov 2018), the entire area in the vicinity was inundated with people. The light up at night was a great spectacle for photoshoot.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zheng_james
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i walked all the way from riverside, to see this... and I was not really sure if this was what I was looking for.... it is in the middle of busy road, and .... that is about it.. you will see what you see in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank teejay s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standing on the (very busy)cross section of Norodom and Sihanouk atop a huge roundabout, this impressive monolith is even better at night. Fountains and lights enhance the photogenic locale... A proud memorial of a country’s fight for independence... The last King was resting in state...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank xpidge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A big roundabout with a nice and colorful monument in the center. Stop for photos only. Nothing else to do

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best to go at night with beautiful fountain lights surrounding the Independence Monument. Is a must to visit and great place to stroll at the park nearby. Lots of locals and children visited the park at night. Bring your cameras or long shutters to blur...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Chethan_12345 | Reviewed this property |
There is no entry fee. It is situated besides the main road and open to all.