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Independence Monument

City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
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“from france” (37 reviews)
“lit up at night” (31 reviews)
“tuk tuk” (116 reviews)
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

During the day, it is a common tower. But at night, it rises up among others. It becomes a neck-turner.

Thank EyArFab
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Hired tuk tuk driver Sarwar to drive us around so he took as places and one of them was this monument. Pretty impressive monument we must say.

Thank mcc42017
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We stayed within walking distance from the independence monument. After Dinner, we walk passed the junction and have a good look at the monument. It was light up and is really a good spot for camera.

Thank amyping
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This pagoda is right in the heart of the Riverside area. Another Buddhist temple with a number of Buddha images, a peaceful place in a manic area. Worth a visit as it is one of the most important Buddha places in PP.

Thank AndrewA4401
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is a main route in the city to the river area. It is a place where a lot of activities take place. There are lots of eating and drinking places near this venue. Great place to experience the local people as Sunday is free...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The monument is open 24hours and has free entry. There is no restriction of clothing either. We were able to see it from our hotels roof top so decided to walk it up. It's a lotus shaped stupa, similar to the architecture at Angkor wat....More

Thank Prajita S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It's very near to the Statue of King Father Norodom Sihanouk which is situated in a square. It doesen't take to much time to visit it and it is worth visiting. If you can choose to visit both on the late afternoon/night (by sunset).

Thank CocoGabrielleChanel
Reviewed 30 April 2017

In the city center and must see photo op for Phnom Penh. Walk to many other attractions and plenty of good restaurants or cup of coffee and sit in the park. The area is clean and good for just relaxing. Lite up in the evening...More

Thank jocosa
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The best part of independence monument is the people -- out exercising and just hanging out! Early morning _ like around 6 a.m. _ or at sunset are the best times as this place can get hot. Also in the evening there are many food...More

Thank DavidJ298
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A square in the heart of Phnom Penh. Walkable distance from grand palace and river front. Neat and clean.

Thank Yashwantpandey
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