Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia
In recent years, Phnom Penh has emerged from its long nightmare, this city reborn and many streets are still with construction sites. Many hotels were built and the city has returned smiling and full of life. Known in colonial times "the pearl of South East Asia", the French built it with large avenues and it was the largest city in the Mekong basin.
It was partly destroyed by the Khmer Rouge, including religious buildings, facades and some still retain traces of fighting.
Water Festival: In November takes place the festival of water in Phnom Penh. Would you like to participate? We can arrange your tour to coincide with the dates of the Water Festival. Ask us for details. See also off-the-beaten-track
King’s grandstand is in front of the Royal Palace at the confluence of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers
The Sisowath Quay
Left: Restaurant your meal offered in Phnom Penh.
In your program: Around 12:15: Typical meal offered by the river. You do not eat alone! Other guests 'surprise' will be present. You can enter into conversation with these people specifically invited. Khmer around you sell: Grilled king prawns, snails, mangos ... Here few tourists, but the Khmer natural life.
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Phnom Penh is the vibrant bustling capital of Cambodia.
Situated at the confluence of three rivers, the mighty Mekong, Bassac and the great Tonle Sap. The capital retains considerable charm with plenty to see. It exudes a sort of provincial charm and tranquility with French colonial mansions and tree-lined boulevards amidst monumental Angkorian architecture a.
Phnom Penh is a veritable oasis compared to the modernity of other Asian capitals. A mix of Asian exoticism, the famous Cambodian hospitality awaits the visitors to the capital of Cambodia. Here in the capital, many sights are interesting.
Next to the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, the Museum of Genocide Tuol Sleng, the Choeng Ek Killing Fields and Wat Phnom, there are many market places selling sculptures, paintings, silk, silver, precious stones and even antiques. Indeed, an ideal destination for a quiet day visit. The entire region, including the outskirts of Phnom Penh is around 376 square kilometers large.
There are currently over 2,000,000 people living in Phnom Penh. The largest religious complex in the world, the temples of Angkor in the west, the beaches of the southern coast and the ethnic minorities of the North-East provinces. There is also a wide variety of services, including five-star hotels and guest houses for all budgets, fine international cuisine, sidewalk noodle shops, pubs and discos international neighborhood more. In recent years, the number of restaurants and hotels have increased significantly and last year there was a huge increase in visitors. Come see a real original town as it is still, it will not be the same in a few years.