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The Royal Palace
The ornate roofs of the Royal Palace are the most striking of Phnom Penh’s skyline, constructed in the ornate Khmer style and glittering with gold gilding. Set just back from the riverfront, the palace is the official residence of Cambodia’s king. Part of the same complex is the magnificent Silver Pagoda – within you’ll find priceless Buddhas, exquisite examples of Khmer artistry and a floor covered by 5000 silver tiles, from which the pagoda gets its name. Both are set amongst delightful French-landscaped gardens.
The Killing Fields
It was only in the 1970s that Cambodia was under the horrific rule of the Khmer Rouge, a regime that murdered over a million people. The Killing Fields of Choeung Ek is just one of the places that you can visit that will help you get to grips with this tragic past, and while upsetting it is also incredibly poignant. Surrounded by farmland and remarkable peaceful, Choeung Ek, just outside of Phnom Penh is the location of a mass grave for an estimated 20,000 people. Take a moment to reflect at the memorial stupa. Back in Phnom Penh itself, the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide went from high school to torture camp, prison and execution centre for those deemed opponents of the revolution – many of the prisoners here were taken to Choeung Ek to be executed.