Phnom Penh is the capital, largest city and most wealthy city in Cambodia. The city was first settled in 1372. It did not become very important untill Angkor fell to Siam, at that time the King of Cambodia moved the capital nearby to current day Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh itself was not official the capital of Cambodia until 1865.
From the Phnom Penh Travel Guide
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88 Backpackers has the facilities of a hotel with a hostels young and social-able atmosphere! The staff were super friendly, the food very reasonably priced and tasty! Not a negative thing to say about the place! highlights include the pool, pool-table, and bar restaurant facilities! Great value for money~! ... more
The staff were super friendly and helpful for all our needs. Prices are very reasonable and the location is tops. The only bad thing I would say is that some of the rooms don't have windows to the outside world. It odd to wake up with no visual queues of where the sun is and no way to get some fresh air into the room. ... more
Saigon to Phnom Penh
Hi all, i'm interested to travel to Phnom Penh from Saigon this December. May i know if there is a boat ride to Phnom Penh? otherwise, i'll be staying in Saigon for 6-7 days, do you know of any other nearby areas to explore in December? I think 6-7 days in HCM city is a little long.... ...
Phnom Penh - Sianoukville
do not find a lot of links about Sianoukville. Is it not worth visiting?? If I go from Phnom Penh ...
Phnom Penh & Siem Reap?
of our visit. Will be in Phnom Penh (in the morning) before heading to Siem Reap. Questions: (1) How many days should I need to allocate in order to explore both Phnom Penh & Siem Reap? Will not miss ...