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Independence Monument

City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“from france” (37 reviews)
“lit up at night” (31 reviews)
“tuk tuk” (116 reviews)
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City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 23 723 949
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"from france"
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"lit up at night"
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"tuk tuk"
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"beautiful at night"
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"drive past"
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"traffic circle"
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"quick look"
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"angkor wat"
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"take pictures"
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"royal palace"
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"boulevard"
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"fountains"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passed the Independence monument and park a few times everyday as it was on the way to our accommodation, always nice to walk around there rather than on the side walks. In the evening, people do sport around there etc...

Thank Mylene_Laurent
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressive monument in the center of the city. Hard to miss, since it is huge. In the evening it is more beautiful, as they light it up.

Thank Shlomi T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This monument sits in the middle of sihanouk blvd. Easy to access and free but not much to it and much more interesting things to visit.

Thank shadrew68
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An impressive monument in the middle of the road. Photos can be taken from the vehicle as you drive past. It's shame that it's not in a park where the visitor can pay proper homage to it.

1  Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was built in the year 1958 to memorialize Cambodia’s independence from France in the year 1953. It stands on the intersection of boulevards in the centre of the city. The structure height is 20 metres or 66 feet. It is in the form of...More

Thank Mehul_Kirit_Shah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

located in plain sight of the city,nearbty the royal palace and indo china monument. visit early in the morning for a good photo shoot with not so many people

Thank tiqa a
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Tuk tuk driver was sailing past this monument so we tapped him on the shoulder to indicate we'd like to stop & take a look around. Quite an impressive sight & you can capture quite a vista in your photos if you allow a...More

Thank GLOBETROTTERS170
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just forget it! not worth a glance. to visit, you have to take a motobike or tuktuk on noisy polluted streets to see a big concrete monument in the center of a vast crossing of different large streets.

Thank rahul s
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's exactly like in the pics. Nothing much to it in my opinion. You could just drive around it on your way somewhere instead of stopping and getting down.

Thank darsh1210
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Majestic monument in the middle of busy traffic. Grab a Tuk Tuk and safely cruise around the center of town.

Thank CanadaAustria
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