Phnom Penh

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Population: 2 200 000 inhabitants

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General information about Phnom Penh

Capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh is the most populated and the most vibrant city in the country. Quite modest for a capital city, it concentrates most of the tourists and therefore most of the pensions and hotels. Many ccommodation are in the nearby area of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, the two symbolic monuments in Phnom Penh standing near the banks of the Tonle Sap River. It is the most interesting part of the town. There are a few colonial houses from French colonization. Phnom Penh was choosen as capital of Cambodia by the French .
Those who want to escape a little the noise of the traffic will go for on Koh Kradach the Silk island. On the island there no cars only two wheels vehicules and almost under each house there is a loom.

Practical information and advices

Located on the Mekong, the Tonle Sap and Bassac River, Phnom Penh is the city where it is easy to navigate. To move around there are many motorcycle taxis or tuk -tuks circulating in the streets. You'll even find rickshaw if you want to take the time to enjoy the scenery.

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