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

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

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This great monument stands out with its wonderful position in a central park area you drive by even without wanting to see it. Recommended

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This great monument stands out with its wonderful position in a central park area you drive by even without wanting to see it. Recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking is hard in phom phen, no pavement But I managed you navigate here on my first day, it's actually easy to get around here, good road signs, hard to cross the busy roads on the first day though, but you get used to it

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Frankly, it's not really worth getting out to "visit" the monument, but it is worth driving by to see it and the boulevard it's located on.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was getting my visa for vietnam from Palm Tours A great little travel agent .It just happens to be round the corner from this monument.Its big and good to look at from different angles but you can't spend a whole heap of time here.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit in the evening as the whole area is lit up beautifully and full of Khmer and other people exercising and hanging out. Also great for a morning run.

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Thank AndrewDNZ
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This monument is beautiful, it represents the independence of Cambodia from the French. I am very proud of my country and am very proud of this monument. Go Cambodia!!

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Kiev
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It will probably will be on a list of attraction. It is free and you can make pictures in front of it but it is not as lovely and full of local life like in nearby Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship monument.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know why, but it felt underwhelming to me. There is nothing special about that monument. Only the area - where rich people live and you can see the contrast

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Thank DianaKoshedzhiyska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Independence Monument, at the southern end of Norodom Blvd and is the center of a roundabout. It is beautifully lit up at night, and it is definitely a lovely example of architecture, but a drive around in a tuk tuk or on a motorcycle is enough time spent here. There is something notable about the architect, but it escapes me... More 

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Thank Jack M
Pasco, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was closed to walking when I was there, so my tuk tuk driver just drove around it in the traffic circle. Would have liked to see more information close up.

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