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Address: City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 23 723 949

This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.

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In lovely location lots of expensive property about. Takes 10 mins worth a visit. Very hot there no shade.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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Deal, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

In lovely location lots of expensive property about. Takes 10 mins worth a visit. Very hot there no shade.

Thank Derek Lydia P
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I"m glad I saw it. However, it's only a large statue. It can be seen by riding by so it's free. If go by this location must go to Aeon Mall. Prices little high but food prices are good. They have Starbucks there. Food court with all kinds of great food and prices are great.

Thank Sam B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd describe the Independence monument and the boulevard surrounding it as well groomed in comparison to most of the city. A long shady tree lined boulevard leads up to the monument which is situated on a crazy busy roundabout (just watching the chaos in the traffic is fun) and beyond it another boulevard leads to the statue of revered King... More 

Thank Sara P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This whole strip is a lovely large European style plaza. Lovely for a stroll. I walked it during the day but at night it looks far more grand.

Thank Lena R
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We passed this in our car, but didn't stop as there's nothing really to visit. Comparable to Marble Arch or Arc de TRiomphe.

Thank Jenny L
Paris, France
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A bit like the Eiffel Tower, you can miss it from the boulevards, avenues, and streets converging to that direction. It's a strategic orientation point

Thank Thierry000
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hang out place. But the roads surrounding it is always busy and noise. If you are busy, you can just drive thru this area.

Thank Fregy
Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Independence Monument was built in 1958 for Cambodia's independence from France in 1953. It stands on the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the centre of the city and is in the form of a lotus-shaped stupa. Our guide advised that during national celebrations, the Independence Monument is the center of activity. A ceremonial flame on the... More 

Thank Dan L
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just drive past here on my way back to the hotel and looked pretty awesome. Meant to come back and take a better look bur didn't have the time.

Thank Julie200
Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is in a beautiful walkway and is the monument to the end of French rule. Please see my other reviews for Phnom Phen.

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