Phnom Penh tour packages & holidays
Phnom Penh as a tour and holiday destination
Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia and is the country's center of both industrial and economic activity. This city is also a major tourist travel destination especially due to the number of ancient temples and beautiful scenery. For many, Phnom Penh is one of the best destinations in Asia.
Things to do in Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh was once a stronghold of French power in Cambodia and it has resulted in the building of the Royal Palace, which is a magnificent testament to Cambodian architecture and French wealth. It is one of the most majestic landmarks in the country and is also its main attraction. Besides that, the "Hill temple" or Wat Phnom, from which the city got its name, is also a nice place to visit. It is a historic place where people regularly gather to have a pleasant time in its park.
The Central Market in Phnom Penh or more famously called the "new market" is a good place to shop for local products and get the feel of Cambodian culture. The Sorya mall, also offers tourist a good place to shop for things and also taste Cambodian cuisine. Stalls of local fast food are one of its specialty and tourists must taste the myriad recipes they offer. Also good places to eat and shop are the City Mall, Russian market and the famous Olympic market which is a favorite place for shoppers.
Phnom Penh is a place where extremes in entertainment and pleasure meet. Parties, after night events and all-nighters care common place in this city. The city is mostly accessible by air. From there, one can have travel choices ranging from buses, ferries and train to get around and enjoy the surroundings.
Best time to visit Phnom Penh
One can go to Phnom Penh anytime and still find it a place to enjoy and live life to its fullest. Though the city may feel excessively libertine in its entertainment offers, people still find it one of the best cities in Asia and has attracted thousands of tourists each year to enjoy and relax. Visiting during the summer and holiday season are also nice time to travel.
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