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Wat Thmey (Killing Fields)

Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 23 211 875
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
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“khmer rouge” (49 reviews)
“pol pot” (27 reviews)
“phnom penh” (30 reviews)
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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
"human skulls"
in 6 reviews
"audio tour"
in 13 reviews
"memorial stupa"
in 5 reviews
"information boards"
in 7 reviews
"pay homage"
in 4 reviews
"sad history"
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"recent history"
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"worth a stop"
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"civil war"
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"cambodian history"
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"our tuk tuk driver"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth stopping to take a look and to learn about the horrors the people faced. Don’t expect much more than some informative signs and a small memorial to those who lost their lives.

Thank Corey Tyler L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are probably going to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat and other temples, but please make time to stop here, as well. The monks were forced from this Buddhist temple, and it was used as a detention center during the Khmer Rouge regime. The...More

1  Thank Penelope C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to see this pagoda as I don't think that I will ever make it to killing fields in Phnom Penh. The genocide that occurred during the Khmer Rouge reign has had a profound impact on the Cambodian people. I discussed this with my...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The monument is a reminder of the atrocities of the war and some signboards in English explain the overall background but there is no real information as to why the monument has been placed here are where the bones are from which is a shame....More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

free trip just giving donation. quite a moving site to see . buddist monks are around the area . only a small area to see so a couple of hours is enough. local guide samuth muon is excellent contact him on facebook. very peaceful site

2  Thank margwigan
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

I was expecting to be disturbed by this visit and I was but not in the way I was expecting. It’s a working Buddhist temple that was taken over by the Khmer Rouge and used as a prison / execution site. It’s now a working...More

Thank Lyn R
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I was stunned by how outwardly peaceful this place is. An old Orchard and Chinese cemetery on the outskirts of town. Then you start the audio tour and find out what happened there.....it's chilling. From the bits of clothing still coming up from the mas...More

Thank David O
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

This is not commercially developed. It is a memorial site. You have opportunities to make donations so bring an assortment o& small money. The picture gallery is composed of a series of artist depictions of the ways and means that death was inflicted on Cambodians....More

Thank Cyril T
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

This site is certainly worth a visit to develop a greater understanding of the history of Cambodia and what their citizens went through. Plan at least a couple of hours to take everything in. It is well organised and presented with great respect for those...More

1  Thank Yesdnyl
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

Horrifying stories told by withnesses, guards, tortureres, survivors and familymembers, it is an importent testemony for generations now and in the future.

1  Thank Johan H
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232DeanM
February 2, 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
August 17, 2015|
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Response from Mark V | Reviewed this property |
No free of charge
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