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“Killing fields and S21”

Killing Fields and S21 Tour
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour
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Owner description: Welcome to the Mad Monkey Hostels Tours. During the day visit the Mad Monkey and jump on one of our Tuk Tuk tours out to the killing fields and S21, pay a fair price for your tour to the Tuk Tuk driver for a half day tour of both facilities. Then join us for dinner and then at night time do something positive. Then in the evening do something positive by attending our crawl for School event. The Crawl for School is a weekly pub crawl designed for young tourists and backpackers. Wrist bands cost $5 and provide you half priced drinks all night, 100% of your $5 wristband is used to fund education projects for poor kids in Cambodia. The event starts at the Mad Monkey rooftop bar in Phnom Penh every Thursday night, then hits Top Banana and Love Bar. It is great night out and a great way to donate to kids education in Cambodia. Tuk Tuk tour of the killing fields $12 - $15 (Depending on number of people) Eat at The Mad Monkey restaurant wide menu with prices starting between $4 and $10 per plate. Cocktails at our rooftop bar! Join the party and buy a wrist band from $5 per person.
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“Killing fields and S21”
Reviewed January 25, 2014

I was not going to do the Killing Fields or S21 as I didn't think I could handle it. But my family convinced me to go, and I am now pleased I did. We went with our Tuk Tuk driver from the Guesthouse to Killing fields and we did our own walking around, they now have headphones with all the commentary on it, so you don't need a tour guide. It is best to do it at your own pace. It is not a happy day, but something that you need to see to experience. He then took us to S21 - Toul Slang, and again he dropped us off and we walked around, there is lots of information to read along the way. This was gruesome, seeing how they were kept. I found this part harder to handle and was extremely sad. But glad I finally did it. A Must thing to do to understand what happened to these lovely innocent people.

Visited January 2014
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“At the heart of Cambodia”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

its not nice. And its not pretty. And at times its so hard to believe that man did this to his fellow man that its hard to breathe. But going to Cambodia and NOT taking in S21 and The Killing Fields is actually wrong. The prison tour is harsh there are guides for a few dollars who add extra knowledge but the sheer horror of what you see - the barbed wire is the same barbed wire....the tiny prison cells, the torture tools - be prepared its not easy to walk around and stay unemotional. Without a doubt visit the prison BEFORE travelling to the Killing Fields. The audio tour is very strong and brings the location to life. For me there was a similar atmosphere to Auschwitz - people were talking low and the mood was very sombre. All the more relevant to me because of what is happening in Syria at the present time. we say never again - but then it happens. Be aware the Killing Fields is a good hour by tuk tuk to the airport if you are catching a flight

Visited January 2014
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“A Stark Reminder”
Reviewed January 17, 2014

A visit Phonm Penh without doing this tour is like visiting Egypt without seeing the pyramids. Whilst it is gruesome at times it does highlight mans inhumanity to his fellow beings. The rules displayed at S21 are chilling reminder of the suffering that went on here.

Visited December 2013
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“A must see”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

If you are in Cambodia and don`t visit the Killing Fields you didn´t know the country. This site is filled with historic tragedy and it is just overwhelming.

Life is fragile, and sites like this change your life perspective and show the real importance of people and human rights.

Visited February 2013
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“And everybody were silent when leaving”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

As being in Phnom Penh you have to visit The Killing Fields, a 30 minutes ride in a Tuk-Tuk. Use the electronic guide and hear the story of insanity and humand misdeads. Hard, but educational.

Visited December 2013
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