Our list of things do in Phnom Penh covers breathtaking temples, royal buildings, and interesting museums. In a country where history was all but erased, The Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and National Museum of Cambodia in the city center display unique artifacts and historical items that managed to survive the Khmer Rouge regime.

Amid the colorful splendour of Phnom Penh, grim reminders of the past such as the S-21 Prison and The Killing Fields are also essential stops, though visits to both sites can be very emotional. Browse through our guide of Phnom Penh attractions to help you get started on your travel itinerary.

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    Phnom Penh offers plenty of things to see and do – you'll often be surprised when making a stop in the Cambodian capital heading to or from Siem Reap’s Angkor Wat. Those who don’t make a stop off in Phnom Penh will often miss out on so many interesting historical, cultural and environmental attractions in the city. It’s not all about...

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