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.
Pnom Penh 02/12/09-05/12/09
Pnom Penh or the capital of Cambodia. There isn't that much to see here but it is a nice experience to stay here a couple of days. I liked much more Siem Reap and would have instead stayed there a couple of days more than stay here but even though I don't regret having been here. I went to see ...
Posted in Jean's travel blog by jeansblog
Cambodia Part 2: Phnom Penh
: (as retold by the da Costas): Thus we arrive in Phnom Penh (Pronounced P-nom Pen)... First, a little bit of history. 1975 was the fall of Phnom Penh . That's when the Khmer Rouge (China backed ...
Posted in A Fistful of Visas by dacostas