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Address: City Centre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number:
+855 23 723 949
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This obelisk commemorates Cambodia's freedom from France in 1953.

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The French presented the monument to make the independence from France in 1958. The monument is in the shape of a lotus-shaped stupa which is based upon a similar design at the... read more

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The French presented the monument to make the independence from France in 1958. The monument is in the shape of a lotus-shaped stupa which is based upon a similar design at the Khmer Temple at Angkor Wat and similar Khmer historical sites. We booked a Cyclo ride and passed this during the tour. The monument also servers as a site... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The design of the monument is a classical one but being in th middle of a busy square it is a little difficult to appreciate. Interesting for its historical significance even if more recent history is more prominent.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It`s just a monument, nothing more than that. It stands in the middle of a traffic circle and is next to a walking avenue.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The monument in central Phnom Penh A travel hub Beautiful Khmer style. Beautiful day and night. lol lol

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Eersel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it's pretty but it's nothing you'll specially have to go to. there's not a lot to do around it and you'll surely see it while using a tuktuk anyway.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Phnom Penh city has many people, Phnom Penh city is city of Economic, Phnom Penh city has many come from all around the world, I really like here.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place just warrants a mere photo stop. To me, it is very average but for those well versed in history, this might make more meaning for you.

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Macau, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

That's what is worth for, its meaning. Worth to take a photo with and a must go, but is far from being the most memorable of your trip.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning place at night and perfect for photos .. I visited this doing the night Vespa Adventures tour.. this tour is so worth doing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You really cannot stop here as it is at one of the busiest roads and intersections in the city but it is certaiinly worth asking your driver to drive around it a few times for a video or photo

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