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Address: | Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 23 305 371
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These were the execution grounds for the Khmer Rouge.

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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing Fields
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Full-Day Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tour
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour

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This place was in many ways different from what I expected. At first glance is appears to be little more than a moderately well-maintained orchard, but once you listen to the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was in many ways different from what I expected. At first glance is appears to be little more than a moderately well-maintained orchard, but once you listen to the absolutely fantastic audio guide you realise it is much, much more intense. It is different from the "polished" memorials you might know from the U.S., Germany or even Rwanda... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Come here to understand (if anyone can) man's inhumanity to man. The short film at the start may be grainy but it helps put the place in perspective. The tower of skulls will leave you profoundly moved.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a distressing place but it is essential to visit. The full horror cannot be understood by watching it on the TV. It is sad but very interesting and I would recommend it to everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You go to Choeung Ek to pay your respect & try & understand the waste of human life that happened in the 1970's in Cambodia. Unfortunately lessons have not been learnt & atrocities still go on today. I learnt a lot about history on this tour and many times had tears in my eyes. This is not set up as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been recommended to visit me and my partner went not quite knowing what to expect, you must do the audio tour but it really is an amazing insight to Cambodia, I won't say anymore that it is 100% a must see for your trip. Emotional but it is told brilliantly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It seemed that only a small part of the fields were opened cuz there was not much to see. The pits were dug up and emptied, so it was like seeing a hole in the ground, except for some pits, the Centre put a sign saying what happened there. There is a memorial building which you should see. You can... More 

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Strictly as a visit, it is not spectacular: plain field, audio guides on certain spots (trees, bones...). However, it makes you realize the magnitude of what was going on in Cambodia not so many years ago. Also it helps understand the country now. Besides it is a very emotional visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We first visited the S21 museum before visiting the Killing Fields, which I definitely recommend and it gives you more of an understanding. Our Tuk Tuk driver took us to both and back to our hotel for $18. At the Killing Fields you get an audio set which gives you a good step by step run through. A must do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I realise now how little I knew about the hardship that the Cambodian people went through in the very recent past. This is now a tranquil place with people visiting for many different reasons no doubt. $6US to get in and you get an audio tour which is very nicely done. You can go at our own pace and hear... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

High on our list of 'things to see' the Genocidal Center or Killing Fields still blew our minds! The displays, holes, remains, and descriptions tell the story of the horrors from the late 70's which is still hard to imagine in this day and age. 1000's of people killed in this place alone but many more throughout the country. So... More 

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