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“Harrowing but must do”

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing...
Ranked #2 of 142 things to do in Phnom Penh
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Owner description: This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Wasnt what I expected as thought it would be a new fancy museum but not the case. See for yourselves

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

and listen to all the audio (~3hrs). It is brilliant and $3 well spent. Entrance without audio $5 but then you would miss all the crucial stories.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Here you can learn about the horrific truth of what happened in this country in a period that wasn’t too long ago. You get to see and listen to the stories as you walk through the once school blocks, turned prison.
We bought an audio guide on entrance at a good price and spent about 3 hours there learning about the first stage (second stage the killing fields) of these horrible executions.
Although not a nice experience, it is definitely something you must do whilst in Phnom Penh. To learn about their history makes you appreciate their country now even more for what they had to go through.

Thank krycek1885
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This was an audio guide through the horrors of the khmer rouge. Such a sad and tragic episode in camobian life. The school itself is a must see on your travels. Although it is quite upsetting so bear that in mind.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting visit. Go if you can, everybody should be aware what happened to avoid it from happening again.

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