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Wat Thmey (Killing Fields)

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Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Advise you get the audio equipment

Was previously going to hire a tour guide, but when hubby & I saw the audio equipment we felt this was adequate. We felt you need the audio as it explains much more of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol U
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a place that you need to see, as it is part of the modern history of Cambodia and It brings home the true feelings of revulsion at the way man can treat man.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very small grounds and most of it is used as a temple now and the kids and monks are maybe more to see than the killing fields. You can walk around in about 20 or 30 minutes. A few photo and artist boards in many languages to read. No fee

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Winnipeg Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum I found to be very disturbing. You saw many human body parts. And read of the forms of abuse.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unexplainable. It truly renders you speechless. It is hard to believe that this has happened to people in out life time, just a short time ago is just mind boggling. A must do. We organised a van to drive us out there which we were grateful not to have gone with the tuk tuk option! Its a bit of a... More 

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Merseyside
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was previously going to hire a tour guide, but when hubby & I saw the audio equipment we felt this was adequate. We felt you need the audio as it explains much more of the history & gives personal stories. It's very moving, I'm not sure its suitable for young children (or whether they would appreciate it) as they like... More 

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Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a memorable sock happened in the dark history of Cambodia during Pol Pot Regime. There were many people were killed.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Most of the pictures are displayed here already. Didn't get much from here without a guide. Save your visit until Phnom Penh would be my advise

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

It is a very interesting, moving activity. It makes you realise, again, how disgusting our species can be.

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Broughton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Second visit here and they are very organised now, audio in many languages works well and very informative.

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

we had a guide that told us the history ans stories from the killing fields and the surrounding area, absolutely devestating, so sad

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