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TravelPod Member ReviewsLyon d'Or Phnom Penh
15 dollars a night, clean enough, very expensive restaurant, breakfast included, next to the river.
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... passed through here all held in cells and tortured sometimes just to get a false confession out of people. Of the 14,000 people thought to of passed through there is only 7 recorded that survived. Walking around some rooms had hardly changed with the cells still there, pools of blood and scratches on wood and concrete. Other rooms have whiteboards with pictures of the victims front and back, must of been 25-30 of ...
... to take a tuk tuk rather than walk to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. It was a bit of a white knuckle ride through the city centre traffic but not a long trip. Tuol Sleng was originally a school. It was taken over by the Khmer Rouge regime and used as a detention and interrogation centre. I had visited it twice before but was still affected by the horrors on show there. An estimated 20,000 prisoners were held there between the years of 1975 and 1979. Only a handful survived. They ...
... within the pagoda, but with the 400 or so monks, there were others such as young men from rural areas who were in Phnom Penh for study; they were given free accommodation! How wonderful, considering that young Cambodians struggle to support themselves and pay their higher education fees. After some quality foot elevation time beside the pool, I set off on tuk tuk to meet the 16 people I was going to share the next 14 days with. Let the adventure ...