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Address: Anlong Veng, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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The residence and grave of Pol Pot is among the most controversial of...

The residence and grave of Pol Pot is among the most controversial of Cambodia’s tourist attractions. The ousted Cambodian communist leader died of natural causes just days before his arrest.

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Worth a visit if you are going to Preah Vihear, otherwise don't waste your time. If you do visit this site, also visit Ta Mok's house.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2014
GeneralShamu
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New York City, New York
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Amazing tale, folks are left to look around and wonder on their own. Beautiful Khmer murals inside a a view of the lake. The truck was interesting. Overall, was left a bit wanting, but an interesting bit of history, nonetheless.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

As a lifelong student of history and also as a photographer who worked (on both the conflicts and the relief efforts) in this area in the late 70s and 80s, I do recommend visiting this site and others in this town, because it is part of the history of Cambodia. I give this attraction a very good rating because I... More 

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Anaheim, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This bothers me extremely, I am of Cambodian decent and have visited Siem Reap multiple times but seeing this makes me sick to my stomach. Pol Pot was the man in charge of mass murdering millions of cambodian people to feed his sick twisted sense of a utopia. And from further research this place is actually ran/managed by a former... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

Worth a visit if you are going to Preah Vihear, otherwise don't waste your time. If you do visit this site, also visit Ta Mok's house.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

It is not worth going! In face I think it should be torn down! Leaving it around insults the memories of those he killed.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2013

Situated 15kms north of Anlong Veng the Cremation Site of Pol Pot is near the Thai Border opposite a new hotel and Casino Complex. Its Just a tin roof covering ashes and a couple of shrines which are falling a apart on the site of the small hospital Pol Pot died in 1998. Its changed little since I first came... More 

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