Was on a trike ride, we did two circuits, and that was it. Yes it is impressive monument and should be seen.
I appreciate that this commemorates a significant moment in Cambodian history but you'll probably see it out of the window of a cab and that's about as close as you need to get. If you're in Phnom Penh for more than a few hours you'll see it so you don't have to go out of your way. Looks much better... More
Important monument in the history of modern Cambodia so worth a visit. Lit up at night so perhaps better photos in the evening. Other than that, it's a box ticked and back in the tuk tuk.
Beautiful monument, but not a place you need to allocate spending a lot of time. If you're on a quick tour of Phnom Penh, this is one thing you can just drive by and appreciate that you saw.
It looked pretty cool, especially at night... but wasn't a major visiting site. It is in the middle of a giant round about, so we didn't feel like getting run over just to take a few pictures. We had our tuk-tuk driver pull over to the side of the intersection so we could admire it from afar. It took all... More
This was built to celebrate Cambodia's independence and the Independence Flame was lit by King Norodom Sihanouk,a previous King who returned from exile and is widely regarded as the Father of independence. The structure itself is not massive, built in traditional mixed Hindu/Buddhist style
This monument is so beautiful and makes me proud for my country. I really love to see it and always makes me happy to visit it
It is likely that you'll pass by this monument in a tuk tuk when doing a city tour, however if you miss it, do not worry. It is within a large round about, quite tall and modern, but does not compare in my opinion with the other ancient cultural buildings in town. It looks better at night when lit up.... More
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