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“Powerful, Somber, but a must do for a real sense of history”

Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing Fields
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Owner description: These were the execution grounds for the Khmer Rouge.
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Hired a tuk-tuk from town with a group of people for $4 each for whole afternoon and this was our first stop. Price on actual tickets says $3, but sign on the window says $5--but it includes audio tour headset. Audio tour was actually really good, giving lots of information about both the history of the killing fields, Pol Pot, and included individual stories. The place has a horrific history, but nothing is gory and it was actually quiet peaceful. They ask that you dress modestly and don't smoke in the park--which apparently was too much to ask for some people. Just a heads up as it's just a nice gesture to show respect for their culture and wishes.

Thank KrisLizzy03
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

Terrible in what had happened but certainly worth a visit to open one's eyes to the atrocities committed.

Thank JbhC
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Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

The killing fields are a must see if you are visiting Cambodia. There is an audio guide that gives you information on what happened on these grounds which is fantastic. There are very moving real life stories from survivors and lots of benches for you to sit and reflect.
An amazing and sobering place to visit.

Thank Amanda892880
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

After visiting the Killing Fields and the prison, it is amazing to see how the Cambodian peoples have forgiven those who did such terrible things to their country and their culture. Visitors need to come here! They need to ask lots of questions! They need to hear the stories that Cambodians tell about their difficult past history. Such inhumanity should not be forgotten.

Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

What more can I say about a place filled with sadness. The audio tour does a wonderful job of keeping the place in relative peace, as visitors wander the grounds, listening to what went on. I wish tour groups would also do the audio tour though as they were noisy, they have an extremely extensive array of languages! Other than Angkor, you really should visit this place to pay your respects to the Khmer people.

Thank Justin W
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