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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Killing Fields is a must to visit whilst in Cambodia to understand the recent history and what the people of Cambodia have been through. It’s approx 20 km outside town and approx 8 usd entry which includes the audio guide. Any taxi/tuktuk will take you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Woodie682
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a short visit here. It was informative and shocking to know it happened not very long ago right under the noses of the world! I felt it was a must to see to understand what the Cambodian people went through.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CSVanCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here after a visit to APOPO (the Hero Rats) and before the War Museum. It was extremely hot walking around and at times I found myself close to tears as I read the real life stories of the victims of this horrendous time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the 300 places where people were slaughtered under the rule of Pol Pot while martial music was played loudly to cover up theirs screams. It is meant to be sobering and it is. It is essential to have the audio guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank roykmcc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is raw ! And very confrontational but extremely interesting, the monks are humble. Not far from town , about $4 for a tut tut . There is renovations happening so soon should be more to see . Leave a donation if using the toilet...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last stop for the afternoon on a day tour with a company called Angkor Doors. It was definitely worth it and very educational. It was not busy but was very hot and later in afternoon so we were tired so I could...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FrancoisT488
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to the Killing Fields, was not what I expected. In its place, stand a temple now. There is a notice board with newspaper articles about the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge and pictures of the people who committed the crimes. There is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Vivien T
Reviewed March 17, 2019

The place is not well taken care of and need some major TLC. The events of this dark time in history demand better care and capturing of the events.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MichelDavidoff
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

No entrance fees. Is a smaller version of the actual killing field compare to the one on Pnonh Penh. But it is still a good experience, so much better than the War museum. Nearer to city center too

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank BennyO167
Reviewed February 26, 2019

We were going to travel to Phnom Penh to visit The Killing Fields there, however, we decided to stay in Siem Reap, so visited Wat Themey, another one of the many areas in Cambodia with an horrendous recent history. There is lots of information on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Rickjock | Reviewed this property |
No need for cost well signed in English,Drop a donation at the end
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