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Pol Pot's House

Anlong Veng, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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The End of the Kmer Rouge and of Pol Pot

Pol Pot and his last band of faithful Kmer Rouge supporters withdrew to Anlong Veng in the North... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Silvertip2014
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Hermanus, South Africa
Interesting site but a bit disappointin

Amazing tale, folks are left to look around and wonder on their own. Beautiful Khmer murals inside... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
charlesdailey
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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The residence and grave of Pol Pot is among the most controversial of Cambodia’s tourist attractions. The ousted Cambodian communist leader died of natural causes just days before his arrest.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible37%
2 weeks ago
“The End of the Kmer Rouge and of Pol Pot”
14 Dec 2015
“Interesting site but a bit disappointin”
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Anlong Veng, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pol Pot and his last band of faithful Kmer Rouge supporters withdrew to Anlong Veng in the North West of Cambodia. He hid out in the house of Ta Mok, next to the artificial lake created by Ta Mok, who was at that stage his...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Amazing tale, folks are left to look around and wonder on their own. Beautiful Khmer murals inside a a view of the lake. The truck was interesting. Overall, was left a bit wanting, but an interesting bit of history, nonetheless.

1  Thank charlesdailey
Reviewed 17 July 2015

As a lifelong student of history and also as a photographer who worked (on both the conflicts and the relief efforts) in this area in the late 70s and 80s, I do recommend visiting this site and others in this town, because it is part...More

2  Thank georgemann
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This bothers me extremely, I am of Cambodian decent and have visited Siem Reap multiple times but seeing this makes me sick to my stomach. Pol Pot was the man in charge of mass murdering millions of cambodian people to feed his sick twisted sense...More

5  Thank Sam V
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Worth a visit if you are going to Preah Vihear, otherwise don't waste your time. If you do visit this site, also visit Ta Mok's house.

2  Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 18 April 2013

It is not worth going! In face I think it should be torn down! Leaving it around insults the memories of those he killed.

5  Thank Westiekhoo
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Situated 15kms north of Anlong Veng the Cremation Site of Pol Pot is near the Thai Border opposite a new hotel and Casino Complex. Its Just a tin roof covering ashes and a couple of shrines which are falling a apart on the site of...More

7  Thank peaceofangkor
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