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Address: | Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+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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Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour Full Day

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This isn't where you'll get a Happy Meal

This center is a grim reminder of a period in Cambodia where a cruel, misguided "leader", Pol Pot, decimated his people in an effort to create an agrarian society. The stupa... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This center is a grim reminder of a period in Cambodia where a cruel, misguided "leader", Pol Pot, decimated his people in an effort to create an agrarian society. The stupa (tower) filled to the top with human skulls really brings the point home. This is an important place but you'll find no joy here. This is a must-visit if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very important piece of history, a must see for anyone in the city. You can a tuk tuk out there or im sure there are tours or buses. Is it very sad. Get the audio book, you get some amazing first hand stories that are gut wrenching.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Choeung Ek center should be a requirement for every person over the age of 18. The experience of walking through the mass graves, with the sound of hundreds of children laughing and playing right next door was surreal to say the least. The grounds are extremely well kept, and they provide and audio tour which was helpful. You should... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a little bit stuck for words with how to describe this experience. Do it, but be prepared for it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lotsa information and can enlighten general public who have no ideas of the dark tourism in Cambodia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the audio tour which gave great detail into the history into the Genocide. Some of it was extremely upsetting. The grounds were beautiful, which is strange to think what has happened. Great tour to give you an insight into recent past of Cambodia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The stupa in the center of this memorial cemetery contains hundreds, perhaps thousands of human skulls, many of them marked by a tiny colored dot. The color indicates whether the individual was killed by a knife, a sharp Rod, a axe, poison, or one of many other means described and documented. This site, originally a cemetery, consists of scores of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Choeung Ek Killing Fields during our trip to Cambodia. Of course I had some basic knowledge about the genocide and what happened in general, but what I learned and experienced through the (very well made) audio guide was simply terrifying and horrible. But no matter how I felt during the tour or afterwards - it was definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must see in Phnom Penh. It was a hard experience, and an emotional visit and quite depressing. All the stories are heartbreaking. Choeung Ek the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge. It is a place for reflexion. For me it was very emotional and shocking. I cried a lot, but it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited PP three times to support an NGO school project but always make at least half a day to visit, show respect and think about what happened here. How could such a beautiful nation have bred such a monster or did we in the West do much to facilitate this. How could the West and UN continue to... More 

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