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Phnom Penh Destination Guide

Explore Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

Phnom Penh in the region of Krŏng Phnum Pénh with it's 1,573,544 inhabitants is a town in Cambodia and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Phnom Penh in Cambodia

Current time in Phnom Penh is now 04:48 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Phnom Penh" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ho Chi Minh City, Long Xuyen, Ubon Ratchathani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Amphoe Aranyaprathet or Kampong Chhnang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Phnom Penh, Ta Khmau, Stoeng Mean Chey, Pouthichentong, Phumi Trapeang Sala and Chrouy Changvar. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

31°C / 88 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1020.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 28th of May 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 30°C (86 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)
Monday, 29th of May 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)
Tuesday, 30th of May 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 30°C (87 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)

Videos

Phnom Penh - better than everyone says! ...

02:38 min ( December 18, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 841 - Rating: 1/5

A TripAdvisor TripWow video of a travel blog to Phnom Penh, Cambodia by TravelPod blogger Stephen.j.booth. See this TripWow and more at tripwow.tripadvisor.com Phnom Penh - better than everyone says! ...

Cambodge : de Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh C...

02:38 min ( December 07, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,552 - Rating: 0/5

A TripAdvisor TripWow video of a travel blog to Phnom Penh, Cambodia by TravelPod blogger Je_to_fajn. See this TripWow and more at tripwow.tripadvisor.com Cambodge : de Phnom Penh "Je suis arrivé au ...


Russian Market - Phnom Penh Cambodia

02:00 min ( October 27, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 1,118 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Russian Market Phnom Penh Read more at: www.travelpod.com Travel blogs from Russian Market: - "... Gap, Ne...

The Contrast - Cambodian Rich and Poor L...

02:20 min ( December 02, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 1,360 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Loisal99's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vide...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Phnom Penh during the next days.

12
Jun
2017

Cambodia

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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19
Jun
2017

Cambodia: Khalibre Internship

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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02
Aug
2017

Aqua Fisheries Cambodia 2017

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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LIVESTOCK CAMBODIA 2017

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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AGRI CAMBODIA 2017

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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15
Sep
2017

Cambodia Phar-Med Expo

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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BEAUTY CONNECT EXPO CAMBODIA 2017

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Cambodia Phar-Med Expo 2017

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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25
Nov
2017

ISPP

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Olympic Stadium (Phnom Penh)

The Olympic Stadium or National Sports Complex is a multi-purpose stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It has a capacity of 50,000 seats, but can expand up to 80,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Phnom Penh, Event venues established in 1963, Football venues in Cambodia, National stadiums

Institute of Technology of Cambodia

Institut de Technologie du Cambodge is the only institution in Cambodia whose mission is to form superior and middle managers whom private companies need. It is so in narrow relation with the industrial world directly involved in the regional context. It benefited from a frame of action (finance,... ) which allowed ITC to start without time losing. The first objective is to prepare executives arranging qualities allowing the students to face the labour market in Cambodia and in the region.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions with year of establishment missing, Universities in Cambodia

Chenla Kingdom

Chenla is the Chinese designation for Cambodia after the fall of Funan. That name was still used in the 13th century by the Chinese envoy Zhou Daguan, author of The Manners and Customs of Cambodia 風土記 . Some modern scholars used the name exclusively for Khmer states of the period from the late 6th to the early 9th centuries. The beginnings of the so-called "Dang­­rek Chieftains" small chiefdoms north and south of the Dangrek Mountains are obscure.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Former countries in Southeast Asia, Former countries in Vietnamese history, Former monarchies of Asia, History of Cambodia, States and territories established in 550

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The site is a former high school which was used as the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. Tuol Sleng means "Hill of the Poisonous Trees" or "Strychnine Hill". Tuol Sleng was only one of at least 150 execution centers in the country, and as many as 20,000 prisoners there were killed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cambodian Genocide, Concentration camps, Defunct prisons in Cambodia, Genocide museums, Memory of the World Register, Museums in Phnom Penh, People's Republic of Kampuchea, Prison museums, Torture in Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation's center of economic and industrial activities, as well as the center of security, politics, cultural heritage, and diplomacy of Cambodia. Once known as the "Pearl of Asia", it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina in the 1920s.

More reading: Phnom Penh homepage
Located at 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Asia, Municipalities of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Populated places on the Mekong River, Provinces of Cambodia

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark