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Travelling is one of the most effective ways to balance between work and life. So, what is more interesting than giving yourselves opportunity to experience in another city. From that, your minds will be refreshed and ready for any challenging work in the future. Indochina travel Camboida

If you are still embarrassed at choosing another city, let’s come to Phnom Penh – a beautiful one in Cambodia which is located at Indochinese Peninsula. The followings are some destinations for you to choose.

Cambodian Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

Cambodian Royal Palace was constructed over a century ago to serve accommodation of the King of Cambodia, his family and foreign dignitaries as a venue for performances of court ceremony and symbol of Kingdom.

Cambodian Royal Palace seen from outside

Cambodian Royal Palace seen from outside-source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

It was established durably with many towering-shaping structures- one of the representatives of Cambodia. The entire palace was separated from outside by high sculptured walls. This is the reason why tourists can feel the royal atmosphere when coming here.

National Museum of Cambodia

National Museum of Cambodia located at the center of Phnom Penh capital, was established during 3 years from 1917 to 1920. It owned the unique style which was mixed between Khmer and French construction because it was completed in French colonial era.

The front of National Museum of Cambodia

The front of National Museum of Cambodia-source: http://www.clearoutclearoff.co.uk/

It is a priceless archaeological museum in culture and history of Cambodia because it is extremely magnificent with more than 5000 antique samples and collections about religion and art of Khmer from  century to century. Therefore, National Museum of Cambodia is considered as storage of knowledge of Cambodian culture and people during the length of history.

Independence Monument

Independence Monument is located in Large Square, between Norodom and Sihanouk superhighway. Established in 1958 and completed in 1962, Independence Monument is the proof for being out of domination from other country of Laotian. Its architecture, which was designed by architect Molyvann, is very unique with the statue which is in shape of lotus.

Independence Monument- the proof for brave struggle of CambodianIndependence Monument- the proof for brave struggle of Cambodian

Independence Monument- the proof for brave struggle of Cambodian-source: http://mapio.net/

Independence Monument is used as the monument of Cambodian who sacrificed themselves for their country. It is also the place in which the important anniversary such as National Day occurs. This is one of the most meaningful building of Cambodia in general and Phnom Penh in private. Tourists can stand in all sides to see the view of Independence Monument. It is opened for travelers to visit freely other than national holidays. Cambodia travel packages

Wat Phnom Temple

Wat Phnom Temple, located in the center of Phnom Penh capital, was set up in 1373. This is one of the most important and long-standing temples in Cambodia. Because Wat Phnom is considered as the holiest temple in Phnom Penh, it attracts not only domestic but also foreign tourists visiting and making ceremonial offerings.

The entrance of Wat Phnom Temple

The entrance of Wat Phnom Temple-source: https://catbirdinthemekong.wordpress.com/

From the aurora, Wat Phnom Penh Temple is crowded with people from everywhere, especially on religious holidays. The architecture of Wat Phnom is similar to other temples in Cambodia with curved roof. The main palace which is located in the center of this temple consists of hundreds of statues of Buddha and many rock-paintings. The statue of Mrs. Penh is behind the main palace, was carved by precious stones with kind face and halo above the head. Moreover, the legend said that Mrs. Penh was the Goddess of love, so tourists can visit here and try praying for a good chance in love.

No one can deny the interest of discovering a holy land as Phnom Penh in Cambodia. And top 4 mentioned destinations are the best choices for you to dip into the world of religion and culture. Furthermore, after that, you will surely have a new source of energy for challenges in your daily life.

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