Best Tourist Places to Visit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Asia

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Asia

Phnom Penh city is located in Phnom Penh province in Cambodia and it is the capital of Cambodia and situated on the banks of River Mekong River. Economy of Phnom Penh depends on the industries and tourism and it is the centre point for all the government activities.  Phnom Penh is bounded by Ta Khmau, Udong, Kampong Cham City, Prey Veng, Kampong Chhnang, Svay Rieng and Chhuk. Pin code of Phnom Penh is 12100 and coordinates are 11.5500° N, 104.9167° E.

Tourism in Phnom Penh:

Phnom is located at the meeting of point of three rivers called as the mighty Mekong, the Bassac and the great Tonle Sap and Phnom Penh is well known as the pearl of Indochina and the charm can be seen even today. Phnom Penh is home for various tourist interest and tourists from all over the world visit this region throughout the year.

Places to visit in Phnom Penh:

Chroy Changvar Bridge:

It is a historical bridge and was constructed in the year 1966 and during the war this bridge was damaged and it was renovated later in the year 1995 and it is one of the major bridges in Phnom Penh province.

National Museum:

This museum is located in the Phnom Penh city and it was constructed by French in the year 1917 and has the various collections of Khmer Sculptures dating from 4th century. It is one of the major tourist attractions in this province.

Riverfront Park:

This park is visited by the locals every day and one of the developing tourism attractions in this region and tourists can take a ride in bicycle around the park and get the clear view of nature from the park.

Royal Palace:

Royal Palace is identified for its royal style of architecture and this palace glinting in gold. This palace was constructed by Preah Bat Norodom in the year 1866.

Other places to visit in Phnom Penh:

  • Central Market
  • Chaktomuk Conference Hall
  • Cheung Ek Killing Field
  • Independence Monument
  • Old Market
  • Orussey Market
  • Ounalom Pagoda
  • Toul Sleng Genocidal Museum
  • Wat Phnom Hill

Best time to visit Phnom Penh:

Tourists visit Phnom Penh throughout the year and best time to visit Phnom Penh is between the months of October to March.

How to Reach Phnom Penh?

By Air: Phnom Penh is served by Phnom Penh International airport is located at the distance 12 Kms from centre of the city, and connect to cities like Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Beijing Hong Kong, Singapore, Vientiane, Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap cities and few other cities in Asian continent.

By Sea: ferry and bullet boats are available from various cities in Cambodia and port in Phnom Penh is located on Sisowath Quay.

By Road: cars, taxis and shared taxis are available from major parts of Cambodia city to Phnom Penh easily. To visit the town tourists can rent a motorcycle or bicycle from the hotels at nominal price.

Hotels in Phnom Penh:

Plenty of hotels, guesthouse and resorts are available in Phnom Penh at nominal charges and some of the hotels and guesthouse are located on the riverside which provides good view of the river. Accommodations in Phnom Penh may cost from 2 $ to 200 $ per night. Some of the major hotels and guesthouse in Phnom Penh are listed below:

  • Raffles Hotel Le Royal
  • White Mansion Boutique Hotel
  • The Pavilion
  • The Villa Paradiso
  • Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra
  • La Maison d’Ambre
  • Le Marais Boutique Hotel
  • The Willow Boutique Hotel
  • Eureka Villas Phnom Penh
  • Golden House International
  • King Grand Boutique Hotel

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