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Phnom Penh Destination Guide

Discover Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Phnom Penh in the region of Krŏng Phnum Pénh with it's 1,573,544 inhabitants is a town located in Cambodia and is the capital of this country.

Considering your flexibility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Ho Chi Minh City, Long Xuyen, Ubon Ratchathani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Amphoe Aranyaprathet or Kampong Chhnang. Since you are in the region already, make sure to check out Phnom Penh, Tuol Tumpung, Tuol Kok, Tuk Laak, Ta Khmau and Chrouy Changvar. Map of the area of Phnom Penh in Cambodia

Local Time

Current time in Phnom Penh is now 08:27 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Phnom Penh" with an UTC offset of 7 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 31°C / 88 °F
Evening 30°C / 86 °F
Night 26°C / 79 °F
Rain 20 l/sq m
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1019.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain
31°C / 88 °F Heavy intensity rain

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 23°C (73 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)

Video Collection

S21 Toul Sleng Prison &Choeng Ek (Killin...

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Un tour dans Phnom Penh et environs : King Palace - Tuol Sleng - Choeung EK - Orussey Market

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Royal Palace - Phnom Penh Cambodia

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Tuol Sleng Joshing16's photos around Phn...

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Phnom Penh capitale avec un lourd pass ...

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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Phnom Penh during the next days, weeks and months.

21
Oct
2017

BarCamp ASEAN 2017 - Tech & Startup Conference

Starts: 10:00 am (10:00)
More at eventful.com.

25
Nov
2017

ISPP

Starts: 12:00 pm (12:00)
More at eventful.com.

09
Dec
2017

Asia South East - Short Film Festival

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
More at eventful.com.

16
Dec
2017

Asia South East - Short Film Festival

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
More at eventful.com.

05
Sep
2018

Cambodia Phar-Med Expo 2018

Starts: 11:00 am (11:00)
More at eventful.com.

Beauty Connect Expo Cambodia 2018

Starts: 11:00 am (11:00)
More at eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Chenla Kingdom

Chenla is the Chinese designation for Cambodia after the fall of Funan. That name was still used in the 13th century by the Chinese envoy Zhou Daguan, author of The Manners and Customs of Cambodia 風土記 . Some modern scholars used the name exclusively for Khmer states of the period from the late 6th to the early 9th centuries. The beginnings of the so-called "Dang­­rek Chieftains" small chiefdoms north and south of the Dangrek Mountains are obscure.

Tags: States and territories established in 550, History of Cambodia, Former monarchies of Asia, Former countries in Vietnamese history, Former countries in Southeast Asia
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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Independence Monument, Phnom Penh

The Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958 for Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. It stands on the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the centre of the city. It is in the form of a lotus-shaped stupa, of the style seen at the great Khmer temple at Angkor Wat and other Khmer historical sites. The Independence Monument was designed by the influential Cambodian modern architect Vann Molyvann.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Institute of Technology of Cambodia

Institut de Technologie du Cambodge is the only institution in Cambodia whose mission is to form superior and middle managers whom private companies need. It is so in narrow relation with the industrial world directly involved in the regional context. It benefited from a frame of action (finance,... ) which allowed ITC to start without time losing. The first objective is to prepare executives arranging qualities allowing the students to face the labour market in Cambodia and in the region.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

International School of Phnom Penh

The International School of Phnom Penh (ISPP) is an international school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is a private, non-profit, English language, coeducational day school that offers an educational program from preschool (2.5 years old) through grade 12. The school was founded in 1989. At the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, enrollment is 618 students, representing 40 countries.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

National Museum of Cambodia

The National Museum of Cambodia (Sala Rachana) in Phnom Penh is Cambodia's largest museum of cultural history and is the country's leading historical and archaeological museum.

Tags: National museums, Museums in Phnom Penh, Museums established in 1917
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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Olympic Stadium (Phnom Penh)

The Olympic Stadium or National Sports Complex is a multi-purpose stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It has a capacity of 50,000 seats, but can expand up to 80,000.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation's center of economic and industrial activities, as well as the center of security, politics, cultural heritage, and diplomacy of Cambodia. Once known as the "Pearl of Asia", it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina in the 1920s.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

The Royal Palace (Khmer: ព្រះបរមរាជាវាំងនៃរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Preah Barum Reachea Veang Nei Preah Reacheanachak Kampuchea), in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia. Its full name in the Khmer language is Preah Barum Reachea Veang Chaktomuk Serei Mongkol.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh

The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh. Formerly, it was known as Wat Ubosoth Ratanaram. The temple's official name is Preah Vihear Preah Keo Morakot but is commonly referred to as Wat Preah Keo in Khmer. The vihara houses many national treasures such as gold and jeweled Buddha statues.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is a museum in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The site is a former high school which was used as the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979. Tuol Sleng means "Hill of the Poisonous Trees" or "Strychnine Hill". Tuol Sleng was only one of at least 150 execution centers in the country, and as many as 20,000 prisoners there were killed.

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Coordinates: 11.56, 104.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.