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Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Located on a wide boulevard to the south of the Royal Palace, this monument commemorates the fall of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge in the 1970’s. The boulevard is a fantastic open space, lined with gardens and pathways. In the centre is a gold-topped...More

3  Thank Fiver75
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

Just near my guesthouse, it's a kind of a propaganda monument to persuade khmers that the Vietnamese invaders are nice liberators, except they kinda never wanted to leave ...

4  Thank thegreatchris
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice monument, but not really special. It is placed in a really nice park. In the evening it's nice to walk around here for a bit and see the locals follow their exercises classes.

Thank VincentR1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't really have the Monument as the focus of our visit … we were drawn like moths to the bright lights, then as we approached we saw how many people were enjoying the space, water, food markets etc. All under the glow of bright, gigantic...More

Thank BlankoMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is in a park like area with busy roads on either side. There are many tourist buses, so you may want to get there a bit early. It is a hive of activity in the evening where there are food stalls. It is...More

Thank Jenny0401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Phnom Penh has lots of monuments and the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument is definitely one of them, albeit a very well-kept monument. It is located very near the King's Palace and you can see scores of locals hanging out at this monument cum park in the...More

Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a large (for PP) park, close to Independence Monument. This monument celebrates the friendship between the 2 countries. It's hard to miss and rather large.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We went there when we were near it it was a nice place for walking and taking photos, also there are a nice gardens

Thank duuuudi
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This was close to our hotel so we visited a couple of times. It is a massive open public space and the locals use it for exercise, playing games, music and entertainment, and at night, they set up tables and chairs for street food. A...More

Thank chuckymustdie
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful. If you get a chance, take a look. Doesn't take long. Nice sentiment, how true it is, no say.

Thank SoloFemale1
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I stayed nearby.The square becomes a hive of activity from late afternoon with mobile food stalls appearing and locals exercising.The monument is a thank you to the Vietnamese for freeing them from their appalling Pol Pot.

Thank charliebigtime
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Really in the scheme of what to see as a visitor to Phnom Penh this doesn’t rate a visit Sure if your walking past you can glance at it but otherwise why bother

Thank Dara-Khmer
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