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Wat Thmey (Killing Fields)

Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 23 211 875
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“khmer rouge” (49 reviews)
“pol pot” (27 reviews)
“phnom penh” (30 reviews)
LOCATION
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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+855 23 211 875
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"khmer rouge"
in 49 reviews
"pol pot"
in 27 reviews
"phnom penh"
in 30 reviews
"sad place"
in 8 reviews
"who lost their lives"
in 8 reviews
"small memorial"
in 8 reviews
"audio tour"
in 14 reviews
"human skulls"
in 6 reviews
"information boards"
in 7 reviews
"pay homage"
in 4 reviews
"sad history"
in 6 reviews
"recent history"
in 9 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 5 reviews
"civil war"
in 5 reviews
"cambodian history"
in 10 reviews
"tuk tuk"
in 15 reviews
"atrocities"
in 32 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The compound is not large and can be easily seen in an hour. Too many people outside Cambodia are unaware what transpired during Pol Pat’s regime. These poor souls deserve you taking a few minutes out of your trip to pay respects.

1  Thank Randy P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just temple with with memorial of the death during the war. More should be done on this to it more interesting.

Thank zh0ngyic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was probably the disappointment of my trip. This is just a little roadside memorial with some signs. I spent about 15 minutes here top. Has some good information but could be turned into a good little museum with more things. Don't plan to spend...More

1  Thank Joshua P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we were on holiday we asked the guide if we could go here. It is a very somber place as you would expect.it give information on what happened under the pol pot regime sometime with photos there is a building with skulls in. So...More

Thank 849barry
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Go to understand the terrible recent history of the Cambodian people . Small free museum dark reminder of the dark side of humanity. Everyone we spoke to had a family member taken and killed . Be respectful for all the hardship of this country

Thank Goldlittlefishie
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is somewhere I feel would have been a better experience if we had a guide to show us around and explain to us, they do have signs but I dont feel I got enough from this

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

A temple compound with useful information about the "killingfields". A useful reminder of the legacy of Cambodia's tragic past...

Thank KimYinSG
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

As sad and disturbing as it is, you must visit this site if in Pnom Penh The audio tour is adequate for you to get and understanding of the site and allows you to do it at your own pace There’s some real parts that...More

Thank grunter42
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

If you have time, go and visit the place. There are so many skulls and bones😱😱 There is also monastery inside the compound.

Thank Ei Thinzar W
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Just to see all the bones with details of how they dies and ages was so sad and to think it was only in 1979 the year our daughter was born unthinkable as how this happened not that long ago. The Country is trying to...More

Thank Christine D
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232DeanM
2 February 2017|
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Response from Ben K | Reviewed this property |
We did self guided. Its pretty small and signboards have english
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Mac C
17 August 2015|
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Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
No free of charge
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