Things to do in Phnom Penh

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    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

    Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

    Ranked #1 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.743 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryAdventureStudents

    Prior to 1975 Toul Sleng was a high school but under the Khmer Rouge it was used as a torture facility. The building now serves as a museum and a ...

  • 2
    The Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace

    Ranked #2 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    9.035 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Castle or Palace
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    The palace is beautiful. If you go make sure you are dressed properly. Bringing a scarf for covering your shoulders is not accepted not matter how covered you are. You ...

  • 3
    Choeung Ek - The Killing Fields

    Choeung Ek - The Killing Fields

    Ranked #3 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.628 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureSpiritual

    We spent the day in PP visiting the famous killing fields and S-21 prison. Both places we're very sad but also great experiences. I didn't know much about what had ...

  • 4
    National Museum of Cambodia

    National Museum of Cambodia

    Ranked #4 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.229 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyStudents

    This is one of the best collections of Khmer art. From statues to scrolls, they have all different art forms on display. The exhibits were a little hard to understand ...

  • 5
    Wat Phnom

    Wat Phnom

    Ranked #5 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.221 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyArtsy

    Interesting enough but if your stay in Phnom Penh is short, I would prioritize the genocide memorial sights. You'll find better temples elsewhere.

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    Independence Monument

    Independence Monument

    Ranked #6 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    7.724 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyAdventure

    I spent a lot of time here, there is a big park facing the monument with heavy traffic on both sides. Wonderful place for people watching and seeing some Cambodian ...

  • 7
    Russian Market

    Russian Market

    Ranked #7 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.016 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market
    Popular withBackpackersArtsySolo Female

    Shoot from Baiyok sky

  • 8
    Silver Pagoda

    Silver Pagoda

    Ranked #9 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    8.911 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Temple, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withHistorySpiritualArtsy

    Silver Pagoda - sits next to the Royal Palace, moniker 'Silver Pagoda' after the solid silver floor tiles that adorn the temple building.

  • 9
    Central Market

    Central Market

    Ranked #8 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    7.713 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withLGBTQFamiliesFoodies

    The building has as its core a central dome. The Central Market is a bustling emporium of numerous stalls selling a wide variety of upmarket goods. Here you buy things ...

  • 10
    Kingdom of Wonders

    Kingdom of Wonders

    Ranked #10 overall in Phnom Penh things to do
    9.47 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other
    Popular withArtsyAdventureBackpackers

    The new best building was built in this year in Diamond land of Cambodia :)

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