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Phnom Penh Destination Guide

Explore Phnom Penh in Cambodia

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

Interactive map of Phnom Penh

Current time in Phnom Penh is now 02:25 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Phnom Penh " with a 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, and Amphoe Aranyaprathet. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ho Chi Minh City . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Phnom Penh ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Raw: President Obama Arrives in Cambodia

0:47 min by AssociatedPress
Views: 12380 Rating: 3.83

President Obama arrived in Cambodia on Monday. This is the final leg of the President's Asian trip, following visits to Thailand and Myanmar. (Nov. 19) ..

Camko City

2:04 min by noraklagrangian
Views: 4022 Rating: 5.00

6 March 2011 - With my brother and cousin, we look at Camko City, a new city being developed on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Cambodian and Korean businesses. We also go play snooker to end ..


City tour Phnom Penh , ភ្នំពេញ, cambodia / cambodge

3:34 min by Travelchannel Franciscus Gerardus
Views: 2258 Rating: 3.00

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 the French colonized Cambodia, and has grown to become ..

Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge Regime Andynicola's photos around Phnom Penh, Cambodia (travel pics)

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 1631 Rating: 0.00

Preview of Andynicola'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 v ..


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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 11.56 104.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Phnom Penh, Event venues established in 1963, Football venues in Cambodia, National stadiums

Sorya Shopping Center

Sorya Shopping Center is the largest modern shopping complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With an area of 40,000 square metres, it has eight storeys containing shops catering to the various needs of customers. For the clients' comfort, it is facilitated with a central air conditioning system, passenger lifts and escalators. Each day, the number of people visiting the Centre is rapidly increasing.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.57 104.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Shopping malls in Phnom Penh

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 11.55 104.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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

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: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.55 104.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Capitals in Asia, Municipalities of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Populated places on the Mekong River, Provinces of Cambodia

National Museum of Cambodia

The National Museum of Cambodia (Sala Rachana) in Phnom Penh is Cambodia's largest museum of cultural history and is the country's leading historical and archaeological museum.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.57 104.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Museums established in 1917, Museums in Phnom Penh, National museums

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Phnom Penh