National Museum

- The distinctive rust-red National Museum next to the Royal Palace was dedicated by King Sisowath in 1920. Over 5000 objects are on display including Angkorian era statues, lingas and other artifacts, most notably the legendary statue of the ‘Leper King.’ Though the emphasis is on Angkorian artifacts, there is also a good collection of pieces from later periods, including a special exhibition of post-Angkorian Buddha figures.  


Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city in Cambodia and also its major business, political and cultural hub. This city has a wide selection of tourist attractions including the elegant and opulent Royal Palace that is home to the reigning King of Cambodia.

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh Attractions
Overview [[PHNOM PENH]] (Khmer: ក្រុងភ្នំពេញ - Tykrong Phnom Penh) is the capital of Cambodia. It is situated at the confluence of three major rivers: 1)- the mighty Mekong River, 2)-the Bassac River and the great Tonle Sap Lake, what was once considered the 'Gem' of Indochina. The capital city still maintains considerable charm with plenty to see. It exudes a sort of provincial charm and tranquility with French colonial mansions and tree-lined boulevards amidst monumental Angkorian architectur...