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    Phnom Penh, along with Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are significant global and domestic tourist destinations for Cambodia. Founded in 1372, the city is noted for its historical architecture and attractions. It became the national capital in 1434 following the fall of Angkor, and remained so until 1497. [11] .

  2. The glimmering spires of the Royal Palace, the fluttering saffron of the monks’ robes and the luscious location on the banks of the mighty Mekong – Phnom Penh (ភ្នំពេញ) is the Asia many daydream about from afar.

  3. May 7, 2024 · Phnom Penh, capital and chief city of Cambodia. It lies at the confluence of the Basăk (Bassac), Sab, and Mekong river systems, in the south-central part of the country. Phnom Penh was founded in 1434 to succeed Angkor Thom as the capital of the Khmer nation but was abandoned several times before.

  4. Dec 25, 2023 · Vibrant, bustling Phnom Penh is the heartbeat of Cambodia. This sprawling capital, spread out beside the banks of both the Tonlé Sap and Mekong Rivers, is a city of wide central boulevards and skinny back alleys, where modern and old collide.

  5. Phnom Penh, at the confluence of the Mekong and the Tonle Sap Rivers, is the capital of Cambodia and its largest city. Having been liberated in the late 1970s from Khmer Rouge oppression, the city has exploded in activity in the 21st century and now a thumping little metropolis, small at heart but big in vibe.

  6. Jan 15, 2024 · It’s in Phnom Penh where the mighty Mekong meets the tremendous (lol) Tonle Sap and a sunset river cruise will enable you to traverse both of these iconic waterways. Along the way, you’ll get to see the sights of the city across the full spectrum of grandeur: from the Royal Palace to humble floating villages.

  7. Discover the best attractions in Phnom Penh including Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, National Museum of Cambodia, and Silver Pagoda.

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