It was mainly built by the French in 1866 on the site of the old town. The entrance is on Samdech Sothearos Blvd via the Pavilion of Dancers. Opposite the entrance are the walls of the royal residence and the stable of the with elephant. The pagoda-style compound was built by the French, and since...
Formerly a wooden building, was build by King Sihanouk in 1962. The pagoda's steps are Italian marble, and inside, It¡¯s floor is comprised of more than 5,000 silver blocks which together weights nearly 6 tones. In the center of the pagoda is a magnificent 17th Buddha statue made of Baccarat...
TOUL SLENG GENOCIDAL MUSEUM
When the Khmer Rouge came to power in 1975 they converted a non-descript high school on the fringe of downtown Phnom Penh into a detention and torture center known as Tuol Sleng, or S-21 (Security Prison 21). A genocide museum was established at Tuol Sleng after the 1979 Vietnamese invasion of...
Wat Phnom Daon Penh
Located on a man-made hill, 27 meters high, from which the city takes his name. The pagoda was built for the first time by lady Penh in 1372 to house four Buddha statues said to have been deposited by the waters of the Mekong River. The present temple was build in 1926.
Old French colonel House