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These were the execution grounds for the Khmer Rouge.
As featured in 3 Days in Phnom Penh
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| Roluos Village, Sangkat Cheung Aek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 23 305 371
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 3, 2007

This is a powerful place, with a large tower-like memorial in the center of an otherwise unimpressive field. The large tower, somewhat ornate from the distance, contains several floors of skulls (sorted by age and gender) that visually captures the volume and horror of the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Hi, guys! I would just like to ask: how much is the entrance fee and audio guide at Killing Fields? Will be visiting on Thursday. Also, how much should I pay for tuk-tuk from Russian Market to Killing Fields? Thank you very much.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This with have a similar emotional reaction as visiting Auschwitz, the Holocaust Museum or the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. It is a sad place to visit, yet serves a purpose to teach us to be on guard for future atrocities. Most of the original structures...More

Thank Maikai_hoaloha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Cambodia fot travelling with familyand when we were arrived in Phnom Penh almost 12 midnight, it was first time at Phnom Penh Hotel. We were pleasantly surprised. The staff greeted us with smiles and get is to check in. The staff were...More

Thank วิรัตน์ พ
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go with someone you love & debrief after. It’s a hard visit but simply a must...take your time & listen to the extras on audio!

Thank Tamara A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of those places you just have to visit when you’re here... regardless of what you read you will never truly understand unless you come an see with your own eyes one of the many locations where this atrocity that happened. How Pohl Pot lay...More

Thank Mountinmad
Reviewed 3 days ago

This very sad place is worthwile seeing. The audio tour provides very interesting facts on what happened not too long ago. Plan enough time to listen to the whole audio tour if you are interested. A tuk tuk there and back will cost you 15...More

Thank ValK00
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice and tranquil place with such a horrible history. The audio guide was excellent, one of the best I´ve ever had. The memorial pagoda in the centre was the hardest thing to see. There is a collection of skulls, each marked with small sticker of...More

Thank Road53867378059
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My two must dos in Phnom Penh was this and S-21. The story both these tell is powerful to say the least. After visiting S-2-, we took a Rickshaw (via PassApp which EVERYone must download and use for reliable and cheap rides) about 20-30 mins...More

Thank W4477ZMmarkr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see if you’re in Phnom Penh. Extremely sad but very well done. The audio tour was great as it gave us lots of information - would highly recommend doing this. Emotional but glad I went.

Thank cmacfarlane93
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Harrowing and strange experience but one that you simply have to do when in Cambodia. We took the audio tour which I would highly recommend as it is really well done and informative. Saw people taking smiling selfies here which was excruciating to see.

Thank BossmanGeorge93
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recommend this place ! A very good spot to visit to learn about the massacre and mass burial of the victims of Khmer rouge regime. It was a very sad time and they kept the remains such as bones and clothings. And you can...More

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plivingston
August 9, 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
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MarialonsoHidalgo
February 11, 2017|
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Response from JTB570 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. If you're never going back to Cambodia I would suggest going. It's a totally different atmosphere from Tuol Slang. It is after all the killing fields - literally. If however Cambodian history is not of interest... More
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enviromum24
February 6, 2017|
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Response from LokTa | Reviewed this property |
You will be very welcome. Just be very respectful of the entire place. I have seen some tourists who did not seem to understand and were not respecting the place and what happened here. But I did see plenty of other... More
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