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Full-Day Phnom Penh City Tours ( Entrace fees included)

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Explore Phnom Penh on a full-day private tour of the vibrant capital. Admire the stately columns of the Royal Palace known as the resident of Cambodia King, and climb to the hilltop Wat Phnom by the foundation of the city. It was established in 1443 and consists of 44 structures.Then learn about Cambodia’s tragic past at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, the former site of the Security Prison 21 (S-21) and Killing Field Khmer Rouge regime.

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Stop At: Royal Palace

The Royal Palace contains some spectacular buildings. Not least of which is the Throne Hall, situated to the left of the main entrance. It boasts a 59-meter tower. The tower roof is beautiful, having been decoratively tiered with golden coloured tiles. This building is used for high official celebrations, coronations and audiences with foreign dignitaries and government officials. The Royal Treasury and the Napoleon II villa lie south to the Royal Throne Hall. Duration: 1 hour Read more about Phnom Penh Vital Discovery-Full Day Tour (Including all services) 2019 - https://www.viator.com/tours/Phnom-Penh/Phnom-Penh-Vital-Discovery-Full-Day-Tour-Including-all-services/d5425-145577P22?mcid=56757

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Silver Pagoda

Wat Preah Keo Morakot (Silver Pagoda) is located in the southern portion of the Royal Palace complex. The pagoda was formerly known as Wat Uborsoth Rotannaram because it is where the King worshiped, prayed and practiced every Buddhist Silas Day. Read more about Phnom Penh Vital Discovery-Full Day Tour (Including all services) 2019 - https://www.viator.com/tours/Phnom-Penh/Phnom-Penh-Vital-Discovery-Full-Day-Tour-Including-all-services/d5425-145577P22?mcid=56757

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Choeung Ek Genocidal Center

Killing Fields of Cheung Ek is situated 15 kilometers south-west of Phnom Penh and made famous by the film of the same name "Killing Field". it was a place where more than 17,000 civilians were killed and buried in mass graves; many of them transported here after detention and torture in Toul Sleng. This place is a chilling reminder of the brutalities of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. In the center of the area is a 17 story glass stupa which houses 8000 skulls exhumed from mass graves. Open daily.Note: Both Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing Fields exhibits may be disturbing for some and aren't suitable for younger children and adults who are easily shocked.

Duration: 1 hour

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In 1975, Tuol Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot's security force and turned into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). It soon became the largest such center of detention and torture in the country. Over 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeung Ek to be executed; detainees who died during torture were buried in mass graves in the prison grounds. S-21 has been turned into the Tuol Sleng Museum, which serves as a testament to the crimes of the Khmer Rough.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wat Phnom

Set on top of a tree-covered knoll 27m high, Wat Phnom is the only hill in town. According to legend, the first pagoda on this site was erected in 1373 to house four statues of Buddha deposited here by the waters of the Mekong and discovered by a woman name, Penh. Read more about Phnom Penh Vital Discovery-Full Day Tour (Including all services) 2019 - https://www.viator.com/tours/Phnom-Penh/Phnom-Penh-Vital-Discovery-Full-Day-Tour-Including-all-services/d5425-145577P22?mcid=56757

Duration: 30 minutes