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Phnom Penh Travel Guide

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Highlights

  • Discover the capital city of Cambodia with the image of the exotic with the glimmering spires of the Royal Palace
  • Within the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda is a must see destination with its unique architecture
  • National Museum of Cambodia is the place for visitors to have the graceful terracotta structure as traditional design
  • Rusian market in Phnom Penh is the place for souvenirs’ shops and discounted Western name-brand clothing

Details

Phnom penh is the capital of a Cambodia. It is the largest and vibrant bustling city of Cambodia. Phnom Penh is situated at the confluence of the great Tonle Sap, the Bassac and the Mekong. Everyone can take the help of Phnom Penh Travel Guide to plan their visit to Phnom Penh.

The city has plenty of charming sites to see. Most of the tourists come here to see this beautiful city. The tree lined boulevards and French colonial mansions convey a sort of tranquillity and charm in the visitors. The famous Cambodian hospitality anticipates the visitors to the kingdom of Cambodia.

The market place of the Phnom Penh is very famous and interesting area to be visited by the visitors. There are several shops in the market which sell the different things such as gems, silver, silk, antiques, painting and even carvings. The visitors always feel fun by visiting the market.

The striking land of Phnom Penh is full of the largest religious complex, world heritage sites, beach of the southern coast, temples and with the people of many ethnic minorities. The nightlife of the city is also very enjoyable; the city consists of discos and pubs and StreetSide foods. Every visitor can experience the exciting life of the city.

The beauty of Royal Palace put a charming effect on the visitors. The ornate gilding and classic khmer roofs of the palace dominates the tiny vista of Phnom Penh. The striking structure of the palace is remarkable to everyone. It is situated near the riverfront which gives an aesthetic view to the visitors. Visitors are not allowed to visit some parts of the palace, they can only visit clutch of buildings and throne hall. The palace remains crowded but mostly on Sunday.

The lavish scenery of silver pagoda attracts the most of the visitors. It is located in the southern part of the Royal palace. The pagoda is constructed from the wood and floored with approximately 5000 silver tiles. The two statue of Buddha are very famous one is made of gold and an emerald Buddha is made of baccarat crystal. There are also many interesting jewels and relics to see. Visitors will feel wonderful by visiting this pagoda.

National Museum of Phnom Penh is located at the north of the Royal Palace. The traditional structure of the museum is an inviting tourist place for the visitors of Cambodia. National museum comprises of four domes. The museum is facing a pretty garden. There is significant statue to greet the visitors is a great fragment including intact shoulders, head, two arms of a bronze reclining Vishnu statue. Visitors can also see many the various exhibitions of bronzes and pottery of funan and chenla period. The museum also comprised of newly worked beautiful wooden barge.

The wonderful beauty of Phnom Penh is very interesting to everyone. Every visitor can experience a visit to Phnom Penh and Phnom Penh Travel Guide can provide the information of any type to the visitors.

Recommendations

  • Make a city tour around Phnom Penh capital to get the inspires of the traditional constructions and its unique from the ancient Wat Phnom temple, majestic Royal Palace and beautiful Silver Pagoda
  • Visit Tuol Sleng Museum which serves as a testament to the crimes of the Khmer Rouge to learn more the history of the country
  • Make a cruise on Mekong River to take the famous waterways enjoyment as well as discover the floating villages on Tonle Sap river
  • Take a tour to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek to get more knowledge of a Chinese cemetery and then turn into a mass grave by Khmer Rouge
  • Spend a night at the movies in Phnom Penh is an exciting activity with famous movies for seeing
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