Wat Thmey (Killing Fields)
Wat Thmey (Killing Fields)
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  • Wongie3
    Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom107 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sobering visit
    A must visit to learn this about this horrendous time in Cambodia history. However I think I missed parts of the exhibit due to poor signage as it’s poorly laid out and many of the information boards repeated. I learnt far more from my guide who showed us the temples as his family lived through these times.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 February 2024
  • Lori M
    California1,884 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    not a great place but you should definitely still go!
    honestly the place itself is not great... there is bad signage and it's pretty run down with no people there to help you understand what is going on. HOWEVER... I still feel it is important to visit and learn what you can. they don't charge a lot and it is SOOO worth it to go. they told the story of a survivor via paintings, had a mass gravesite, and many skulls and bones to commemorate those lost.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 February 2024
  • Lester M
    Dingley Village, Australia581 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit, only $3
    It was a bit earie listening to our guide explain the story behind the paintings and pictures. The room with the skulls and bones really puts the enormity of what happened in Cambodia into context. Definitely worth a visit
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 April 2024
  • Hayley R
    Branxton, Australia20 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful place to reflect
    Beautiful tributes to the people lost during the Khmer Rouge reign. Artwork goes into detail for the treatment received and torture devices. Monks live there but at times didn’t appreciate us looking around. Recommend visiting if you have some free time.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 9 June 2024
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Hayley R
Branxton, Australia20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Beautiful tributes to the people lost during the Khmer Rouge reign. Artwork goes into detail for the treatment received and torture devices. Monks live there but at times didn’t appreciate us looking around. Recommend visiting if you have some free time.
Written 10 June 2024
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Lester M
Dingley Village, Australia581 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
It was a bit earie listening to our guide explain the story behind the paintings and pictures. The room with the skulls and bones really puts the enormity of what happened in Cambodia into context. Definitely worth a visit
Written 24 April 2024
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Roving54983632968
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Very sad given the recent history but important to acknowledge and learn from history.

Let’s hope this never happens again.
Written 21 March 2024
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CANADA-Anita
Saint John, Canada14 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Preserved grounds of the location of death of Chinese and Cambodians. It is a somber tour. Words cannot express the feelings that accompany the experience.
Written 1 March 2024
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Lori M
California1,884 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
honestly the place itself is not great... there is bad signage and it's pretty run down with no people there to help you understand what is going on. HOWEVER... I still feel it is important to visit and learn what you can. they don't charge a lot and it is SOOO worth it to go. they told the story of a survivor via paintings, had a mass gravesite, and many skulls and bones to commemorate those lost.
Written 8 February 2024
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Wongie3
Leigh-on Sea, UK107 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
A must visit to learn this about this horrendous time in Cambodia history. However I think I missed parts of the exhibit due to poor signage as it’s poorly laid out and many of the information boards repeated. I learnt far more from my guide who showed us the temples as his family lived through these times.
Written 6 February 2024
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SCS DOC
13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Really a somber must visit memorial. We have to remember and learn from these horrific times in history.
The memorial and monastery built on a former site of suffering and mass murder.
Time for reflection
Written 25 January 2024
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Shruti Pramod Reddy
Bengaluru, India43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Visited here during the noon of Dec-25,2023 and explored the artefacts, learning about the horrific techniques and stories of the brutal civil war in Cambodia and also learnt about Pol Pot (politician potential). Grim reminder of the brutalities mankind continues to inflict on itself since time immemorial.
Written 5 January 2024
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Sandra H
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
It was beautiful but the stories so sad with all those people killed. Someone had painted beautiful paintings of the people's suffering.
Written 24 December 2023
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Balasubramanian R
Chennai (Madras), India805 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Wat Thmey (Filling Field Museum). This is one of the for everyone to witness the Dead and the Bones of the people, those millions massacared by POL POT who was a teacher turned to be a Dictator. Bones and skeltons are there in the well and kept in a seperate place. Wat Thmei is an active pagoda built on a site that was once a killing field, a grim reminder of Cambodia's past
Written 21 December 2023
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