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Cambodia's capital and largest city sit on the confluence of two rivers, boasting architectural variety and historic landmarks.

Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation's center of economic and industrial activities, as well as the center of security, politics, cultural heritage, and diplomacy of Cambodia. Once known as the "Pearl of Asia," it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina[4] in the 1920s. Phnom Penh, along with Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are significant global and domestic tourist destinations for Cambodia. Founded in 1434, the city is noted for its beautiful and historical architecture and attractions. There are a number of surviving French colonial buildings scattered along the grand boulevards.
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  • View from Phnom Penh's Sorya Mall to riverside
  • Central Market
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  • Royal Palace, Phnom Penh  - 029
  • Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Stupa of King Norodom Suramarit
  • Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh
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  • National Museum of Cambodia
  • Cambodia's independence monument, Phnom Penh
  • Stupa of King Norodom Suramarit
  • Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument
   

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