Phnom Penh Culture and History Tour: Don’t miss a chance to discover some famous tourist attractions that this city offers! Let’s join in an amazing full day tour exploring Phnom Penh to have unforgettable memories as well as know more about the daily life of locals.
* Visit the Toul Sleng Museum, the National Museum, the Royal Palace, the Wat Phnom Temple and the Russian or Central Market
* Know more about the daily life and the religious belief of locals
* Explore the unique pagoda structure in Cambodia
* Go shopping in local market
You will be picked up at your hotel to enjoy an amazing full day tour discovering Phnom Penh. Your first stop is at the National Museum which is an excellent sample of modern showpiece on the Khmer civilization and the magnificence of Angkor. Themed by era, religion and royalty, all displays here bring visitors the feeling of walking through the amazing galleries. Here, you can join in many incredible exhibits such as Zen-like ‘Gallery of a Thousand Buddhas’, featuring a fine collection of images, the pre-Angkorian periods of Funan and Chenla; the great Khmer kings; Angkor Wat; Angkor Thom; and the inscriptions.
Then, you will make a stop at the Royal Palace which is a complex of buildings serving as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia and Silver Pagoda, which is situated to the south of the Royal Palace and is famous for the small green crystal Buddha it holds. Next, you will visit the Russian market or Central Market, one of the most popular markets in Phnom Penh to buy something as souvenirs and know more about the daily life of locals here.
Then, you will make a stop at the Wat Phnom, which is the highest religious structure in this city. After that, you will visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Built on the base of a high school and was used as the infamous S-21 by the Khmer Rouge regime from its powerful reign in 1975 to its collapse in 1979, Tuol Sleng was the sole museum among more than 150 execution centres in Cambodia. Coming here, you will be told the thrilling story about the death of over 20,000.
Finally, you will go back to your hotel.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up.
Duration: 9 hours.
Pick-up time: At 8am.
Drop-off time: At 5pm.