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Photo credits to Paolobon140 from Wikimedia Commons, made available under the Creative Commons CC0 license.
Sisowath Quay

Near the junction of the Mekong and Tonle Sap river is the 3-kilometers long Sisowath Quay. There are many things located in the quay, such as shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and boutiques, so a long time can be dedicated to this spot itself. Tourists can definitely gain an experience of the culture there in the Sisowath Quay while having a view of the river.

Travelling here: 6 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh

Address: Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tip1: Take good care of your belongings as there might be pickpockets around.

Tip2: If you wish to do some running, this is the place where you can do so, as there are locals that will do the same as well.





Photo credits to Daughters of Cambodia, retrieved from their Facebook page.
Daughters of Cambodia Visitor Centre

A non-profit organisation, Daughters of Cambodia is dedicated to provide help for victims of sex-trafficking in Cambodia. This Visitor Centre was established not only to provide more insight into this issue, but also to provide job and learning opportunities for those victims who wants to liberate themselves. There is a shop, a women’s spa and a cafe in the centre, and the income from these places are used to sustain the activities of this organisation.

Travelling here: 6 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh

Address: 321, Preah Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Opening hours: 9.00am - 5:30pm

Tip1: The café here has more emphasis on a Western-style menu.

National Museum

Cambodia is a country with a rich history, which can be dated back to a long time ago. In the National Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, you get to have a glimpse of that history by viewing the largest collection of Khmer artefacts in the world.

Travelling here: 8 minutes of car ride from Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh

Address: Preah Ang Eng St. (13), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Opening hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm

Entrance fee:

  • USD$5/person (Foreign visitors) (Approximately KHR20,185)
  • KHR500 / person (Cambodians)
  • Children & School Groups get free entrance

Tip1: Taking pictures are not allowed in the museum, and cameras will be required to be left at the entrance.

Tip2: Guided tour can be arranged for you and it is available in Khmer, English, French and Japanese. A one-hour group tour would costs approximately USD$3.

Tuol Sleng Prison Museum

The Tuol Sleng Prison Museum was the site where prisoners were held captive and were tortured during the reign of the Khmer Rouge. It was originally a high school before it was turned to a prison, named S-21. Now, it serves as a museum, letting visitors get a little glance of what this place used to be.

Travelling here: 15 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh

Address: St 113, Cambodia

Opening hours: 7.00am - 11:30am / 2.00pm - 5:30pm

Entrance fee: USD$3/ USD$6 with audio (KHR12,111, and KHR24,222 for audio)

Tip1: You might want to go with the audio tour to maximise your experience, as you get to listen to the history of this place, which is thought-provoking.

Tips2: Visiting this museum could be upsetting, especially since it is also rather graphic, so be prepared for that.

Tip3: The place isn’t air-conditioned, so it can get a little hot during the day.

Tip4: Photography is not allowed in the museum.

Choeung Ek - The Killing Fields

Many prisoners from the S-21 were transported to this site for their execution, which is now a memorial for all the victims of such horror. A stupa was built on this site afterwards, with glass displays at the side that is filled with human skulls. A visit to this site might leave you feeling upset afterwards, but is a way to open your eyes to the history of Cambodia.

Travelling here: 38 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh

Address: Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Opening hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm

Entrance fee:

  • Locals and children under 12- Free
  • Foreigner- USD$6 (including audio tour in 15 languages) (Approximately KHR24,222)

Tip1: Walking through the site with an audio tour would maximise your experience, as you get to listen to the history of this place, which is thought-provoking.

Tip2: This site could get upsetting, so be prepared for that.

Tip3: During the afternoon, it could get a little hot, so remember to bring your own water to stay hydrated!