1. Visit 11 places in the City included S21 & Killing Field
Spend your day in Phnom Penh learning about the city's distant and recent past with a local guide. Enjoy a local lunch as you explore museums, parks, monuments, and the streets via a tuk tuk or van. First, stop at some of the most significant sites in Phnom Penh: Wat Phnom and Lady Penh Statue. Before visiting the actual Temple you will see the statue of Lady Penh, who Phnom Penh is named after. Learn her story before taking the steps up to the Wat (Temple). Next, see Wat Onnalom with your guide. Learn about its 15th century foundation. Learn why it is one of the most important monasteries in Phnom Penh. Continue to The National Museum to admire one of the best examples of traditional Cambodian architecture. Then you’ll see the outside of The Royal Palace and the public park in front, known as a local spot to relax and socialize. Next, the Cambodian Vietnam Friendship Monument commemorates the former alliance between the two countries. It is located not far from the Royal Palace in Botum Park. From here, you’ll continue to see the King Norodom Sihanouk Statue, which stands impressively on the largest park strip in Phnom Penh. Next, you’ll see the striking Independence Monument, representing independence of Cambodia from French colonization. The last stop before lunch is at the Genocide Museum. Then, make a lunch stop at a local restaurant before heading to the Killing Fields, followed by The Russian Market – a great place to pick up Khmer products for souvenirs. Finally, explore the satellite city or the “Paris to Phnom Penh”, Diamond Island. Along the way you will see the Patriarch of Monks Statue, the Buddhist Institute, the Cambodian Parliament Building, ChinaTown, and Upper and Lower Mekong Rivers and Tonle Bassac.