This country attracts many travelers keen on historic landmarks. The Khmer period gave Cambodia many stunning places of interest. Numerous wars and hostilities in the country ended only around 20 years ago, so Cambodia recovers slowly and becomes a wonderful resort destination as well. However, travelers still arrive mostly to see ancient cities and temples of Cambodia.
During a vacation in Cambodia, don’t forget to visit its capital, Phnom Penh. This is also the largest and wealthiest city in the country. Founded in 1372, the city became the capital of the country only after the kingdom of Angkor had been defeated by Siam. In the 19th century the city was called the “Pearl of Asia” because of its beautiful architecture. One of the biggest landmarks of Phnom Penh – Killing Fields - is located in its suburbs. In the city, travelers are recommended to visit the Royal Palace and Tuol Svay Prey High School Museum or the museum of genocide. Shooting Ranges will attract travelers who are keen or weapons. Inside the halls of the building it is possible to fire from different kinds of weapons, from ordinary handguns to rocket launchers and hand grenades.
1. Cambodia cannot be called an absolutely safe place. There is an extremely controversial and unstable situation in the country. Echoes of the past …
History and EntertainmentLittle is known of the early history of Cambodia. The first references to the country at this site date back to the 1st century AD. It is only known that its territory was much larger than modern Cambodia. In the Middle Ages, many African countries saw the colonial period. By the middle of the 19th century, the entire territory of the country had been under France. The times of the Second World War were marked by the Japanese occupation. Cambodia gained independence in 1953.
The guests of Cambodia can choose from different recreation options. There are excellent beach resorts, as well as unique national parks with multiple nature attractions. The largest and most developed sea resort is Sihanoukville. It is known to not so many travelers, so it has preserved a pleasant atmosphere of harmony and peace. The resort was named after the namesake mountain, on the top of which several ancient temples are located. Near the resort, there is a glorious reserve of Ream. You can walk along here and see rare exotic plants and typical inhabitants of these places.