Reasons to book cheap Phnom Penh flights
Located on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong River, Phnom Penh is the capital and most populous city in Cambodia. This city has been the national capital since the French colonization of the country. The city was once known as the 'Pearl of Asia'. Most of the tourist attractions here reveal the rich history and illustrious cultural heritage of the city.Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
An excellent place to visit for history buffs, Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum was formerly Tuol Svay Pray High School. This site was turned into torture, interrogation, and execution center by the Khmer Rouge regime. The classrooms of the school were divided into tiny cells. Today, this site is used as a museum to display around 6000 haunting portraits of prisoners, which reveal the tragic history of Cambodia.Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda
Located adjacent to each other, Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda span around 174870 square meters of greenery and feature engrossing Khmer architecture! The king of Cambodia still resides in the Royal Palace. Tourists can explore number of buildings within the palace that comprises Moonlight Pavilion and the Throne Hall. The entry to the Silver Pagoda is free of cost and visitors can visit the Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 17th century.Independence Monument
An iconic landmark located in the center of the city, Independence Monument is locally known as Vimean Ekareach. It is an imposing monument signifying Cambodia's liberation from French. Celebrations of national festivals such as Independence Day (9th November) and Constitution Day (24th September) are organized at this monument. Best time to visit Independence Monument is at night.