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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.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average42%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“from france” (33 reviews)
“tuk tuk” (102 reviews)
City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing too impressive, but obviously means a lot to the Cambodian people. Newly built it lacks the grandeur of more histoeic cultural sites, but is still definitely worth a quick stop.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NIce and close and easy to see. Cambodians very proud of their monument. My tuk tuk driver was very emotional about it.

Thank beksyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This monument was built at the end of Norodom Boulevard. It is said in the centre of one of the busiest area in the city. You could see this by car while riding around.

Thank Frankie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The independence monument is a quite nice monument on a nice boulevard. It is kinda chaotic in the evening with a lot of cars and scooters driving around, but it is also a good vantage point when you walk around the city.

Thank Freek v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw this from the tuk-tuk when the driver pointed it out. Took a quick pic and kept going. There are other things to see and do that are a better use of your time in Phnom Penh

Thank Clucarp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful and picturesque monument in the center of the city. It is free to view and an excellent representation of Cambodian architecture.

Thank CharlesMohr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in the middle of the biggest roundabout where norodom intersects preah sihanouk blvd...more beautiful at night as many lights illuminate it.

Thank suanonna82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a whole lot to do here, but worth going to for sure. Quite the impressive monument, and a bustling area in the city!

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument in the heart of Phnom Phen depcits or represents the indpencence of Cambodia. Free to view it is set in a park however is in the middle of a busy intersection. Your journey around Phnom Phen will likely take you past this attraction.

Thank Carmel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is just a monument on a roundabout, no added extras. But it is very beautiful and commentates Cambodian independence from France. It lies at the centre of the city so well worth a pause to enjoy!

Thank Peppy C
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