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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.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“from france” (33 reviews)
“lit up at night” (28 reviews)
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Reminiscent of the Arc de Triomphe Paris France only scaled down and Cambodian flavour. You'll likely see this from your tuk tuk.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Not much to see around. Take a couple of photos and you are done here. Best time to visit is late evening when it is well lit.

Thank Chidambara R
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Beautifully built monument if you are into architecture, nice to take pictures especially at night since it seems like its glowing.

Thank Luby1986
Reviewed 5 February 2017

It is almost impossible to write a review about what is essentially a monument in the middle of a pleasant garden. Our tour bus stopped for 2 minutes to give us a chance to photograph it.

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Good place for a photograph. More beautiful at night. Has a small park to stroll. Right in the centre so comes with lots of traffic.

Thank Ramya R
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We only spent a short time here while passing by in a tuk tuk. It's a nice area for taking pictures and a good area for stretching your legs and sitting among some greenery in a very busy city. The toads around the monument are...More

Thank nadia089
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Ignore the military dudes with rifles, and saunter up to this monument, which is built on the Angkor Wat theme of architecture (or so it seems to a novice). No need to make a special trip here, and it is a part of a nice...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

NIce Monument to see, situated on a very large roundabout, looks good in particular during the night when it is lit up

Thank Utopian777
Reviewed 2 February 2017

In the middle of town with a nice park around it where you can relax and people watch and sip a cool drink. Looks great at night for pictures.

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Its a great place to catch up a glimpse of the monks and people exercising in early morning or in evening and a place to sit and take a deep breath in the late eveing.

Thank Jeevaduraisamy
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