Monuments/ Statues in Phnom Penh

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Monuments & Statues in Phnom Penh

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  • Pietro M
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia110 contributions
    From a historical standpoint this is an important piece of Cambodia's history, although once you get past that you aren't going to be spending very much time here.

    What I will say is that during the evening and night it's a very nice place to go for a jog or just walk with friends and family. The reason it has a lower score though is that it's not very accessible due to the busy intersections it is in the middle of, as well as the fact that a evening / night walk along Riverside is just as nice and way more accessible.
    Written 15 June 2022
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  • amanda5805
    Duncan, Canada4,110 contributions
    The Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk is a large Bronze Memorial. It is located in the Independent Square in the centre of Phnom Penh. Norodom Sihanouk was head of state of Cambodia numerous times. The statue is dedicated to the accomplishment from Sihanouk on liberating the country from French Protectorate. on November 9/53.

    It is a great location for a walk. Many locals were there in the early evening playing games, doing a large group tai chi and just enjoying the area. We probably only spent 5 mins at the statue but it was just the start of the amazing time we had in the area.
    Written 24 May 2020
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  • amanda5805
    Duncan, Canada4,110 contributions
    The Friendship Monument is located in the peaceful but fun Botum Park. It has 2 soldiers standing side-by-side, one Vietnamese and one Cambodian and a woman with a baby standing in front. Behind them is a tower with gold top. It was built in the late 1970's to commemorates the cordial relationship between Cambodia and Vietnam. We went on a walk one evening and were surprised there were mostly locals there. A ladies dance group and people playing something like hackie-sac.

    Great place to spend the early evening. It is very clean and very well maintained! We felt very safe!
    Written 25 May 2020
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  • Stephen C
    Singapore, Singapore114 contributions
    Samdech Chuon Math was the late Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia. His effort in conservation of the Khmer language, protection of Khmer national anthem is noted amongs the local. Best time to visit Is when the sun rises onto the statue. It has an aura of greatness just by starring at it.
    Written 2 October 2019
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  • Chris
    St. Albans, UK4,446 contributions
    The Stupa of Princess Kantha Bopha is located in the grounds of the Royal Palace Complex.

    A historical landmark, the large stupa is fenced off from the public but can be viewed by buying a ticket to the Royal Palace.

    A large silver stupa with lots of decorative plants and a great addition to the Royal Palace grounds.
    Written 26 May 2019
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  • Phi Somchai
    Bangkok, Thailand3,641 contributions
    A very distinctIve statue on the Quay. No idea regarding the history of this place. The surrounding area is very lively and great place to take photos.
    Written 21 October 2019
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  • travelpr0123
    Saarbrücken, Germany1,607 contributions
    The monument to the important historical fact of the end of Cambodia civil war sits here relatively isolated 20 miles outside the city near a TV station tower and the more impressive new stadium. It is a rather small unassuming tower and neither beautiful nor inspiring. Khmer people seem to like the location for picnics.
    Written 6 January 2022
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  • David D
    Devon, UK18,594 contributions
    Friday 11th January and we were on a guided tour of the wonderful Wat Penh which included a walk through the gardens of the Temple.

    This Statue is located within the gardens of Wat Phnom and is situated above the Giant Clock of Phnom Penh (reviewed separately ) it stands above the number 12.on the clock. Sisowath was the king of Cambodia from 1904 to his death in 1927.

    The beautiful statue of King Sisowath commemorates the return of the old provinces of Battambang to Cambodia in the 1907 in accordance with the Franco-Siamese Treaty. The three provinces returned were Banteay Meanchey, Battambang and Siem Reap, which were captured by Siam the late 18th century.

    It only takes a few minutes to view but worth time time to stroll through the gardens and view the clock and the statue.
    Written 4 March 2019
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