5 experience not spend a penny when traveling to Phnom Penh

Wandering at Sisowath Quay, visit the French colonial architecture, explore market Central Market, Phnom Penh, … is one experience not spend a penny when traveling to Phnom Penh.

1. Visit the bridge Chrui Changvar


Chrui Changvar bridge is also known as the Friendship Bridge Japan – Cambodian Tonle Sap river crossing, bridge located close to Wat Phnom and visitors can walk there in 15 minutes. In 1975 the bridge was almost completely devastated by war. In 1993, with the help of Japan, Chrui Changvar bridge was rebuilt quite nice and solid, this will be the ideal place for visitors to a panoramic view of life along the banks of the Tonle Sap River. Especially, located near the Art Chrui Changvar the Royal Cambodian School – which is responsible for training dancers, musicians in traditional music, circus for this country. Thus, visitors can also ask permission to visit to know more about the traditional art of Cambodia.

20150720162250--1 Bettertraveltips.comChrui Changvar bridge crossing Tonle Sap River. Photo: huffingtonpost.com

2.   Wandering at Sisowath Quay

Afternoon amusement park, the famous night in Phnom Penh’s Sisowath Quay riverside area – which is known under the name New West neighborhood of Phnom Penh, with many bars, coffee, restaurants, …

Strolling on this neighborhood, visitors will never have the “opportunity” to be bored, by the bustling atmosphere of the restaurant amnesty, cool air from blowing into the waterfront, as well as street art space impressed with the wealth of arts and crafts items are sold along the roadside.

20150720162250--2 Bettertraveltips.comA bustling corner of Sisowath Quay. Photo: indochinatravelblog.com

3.   Visit of French colonial architecture

Along with Vietnam and Laos, Cambodia is also French colonies during the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century to facilitate the exploitation of colonies, France has built a lot of buildings marked its publication here. Therefore, a look around the city, visitors will easily find a lot of building style of French architecture such as City Post Office, the French Cultural Center …

20150720162250--3 Bettertraveltips.comPhnom Penh Post Office. Photo: Travelfish

4.   Explore Market Central Market, Phnom Penh

Market Central Market, Phnom Penh, also known as Central Market is one of the famous bazaar, and most tourists visit in Phnom Penh. Souk with impressive architecture is built from 1939 and sold a lot of items as diverse as: clothing, jewelry, arts and crafts items …

If you are not a shopper, then the market is also very appropriate for you to learn more about the architecture and local culture.

20150720162433--4 Bettertraveltips.comMarket Central Market, Phnom Penh panoramic view from above. Photo: huffingtonpost.com

5.   Admire the Independence Monument

Independence Monument was started construction in 1958 and opened November 9, 1962 to mark the ninth year of Cambodian independence from foreign oppression. The work is the work of architect Vann Molyvann Cambodia and use almost all the traditional motifs of ancient Khmer architecture. The monument is located in the large square, right intersection of Norodom Sihanouk and sugar, which are considered landmarks attracted a large number of visitors to Phnom Penh.

Sisowath Quay , Phnom Penh tourism , Market Central Market, Phnom Penh , Cambodia tourismIndependence Monument. Photo: huffingtonpost.com

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