Half a century ago, Phnom Penh was known as ‘The Pearl of Southeast Asia’, and since the fall of the infamous Khmer Rouge regime, Cambodia’s bustling capital has become the symbol of a country determined to return to the beauty and rich culture of its past. This rapidly developing city is visibly transforming into one of the region’s most unique and exciting population centers. Phnom Penh attractions, historic landmarks, dining, bars and markets make the capital a must-see destination for tourists and one of the most desirable locations for expats.
Phnom Penh is an exciting culture shock where ancient Khmer tradition, French colonialism and modern technology collides. The rising skyline looks over temples, classic architecture and the King’s magnificent palace. The bustling markets are perfect for bargain-hunters while a growing list of attractions provide plenty of excitement for more adventurous visitors. After a day of exploration, watch the city come to life as a nation obsessed with flavour presents its endless range of cocktail bars, fine dining and entertainment.
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