After breakfast, transfer you to visit of The French built the Royal Palace, located between 184th Street and 240th Street, in 1866. The entry is at the Samdech Sothearos Boulevard, formerly Lenin Boulevard, not far from the banks of the Tonle Sap River. Among various buildings within the walls the
Throne Hall ranks as most important. This Khmer-style building was erected only in 1917. It is used only on special occasions. Attached to the Throne Hall is a tower, 59 meters high. Silver Pagoda (or the temple of the Emerald Buddha), formerly a wooden building, was rebuilt in 1962 in concrete and marble. The pagoda is floored with over 5000 silver tiles each weighing 1 kilo. It is famous for its 90 kg solid gold Buddha made in 1907 and an emerald Buddha said to be made of baccarats crystal. ( Note: During the visit of Royal Palace – visitors should wear shirts or blouse covering shoulders and arms and long skirts and trousers covering legs (no miniskirt or short trousers). Visit of Royal Palace is subject to be reconfirmed if the King is in residence or during traditional events). Then continue to visit of National Museum of Arts is to the North of the palace grounds, on the opposite side of 184th street. A French architect designed the building in Khmer-style in 1920. The most important artifacts are sculptures from the Angkor era and before. Continue to visit of Wat Phnom is a revered place of worship for all Khmers and is the namesake of the capital. The original pagoda was built in 1373 to house four Buddha statues said to have been deposited by the waters of the Mekong. The temple is the focal point for many Buddhist ceremonies especially Pchum Ben. Wat Phnom has a unique atmosphere and is surrounded by various fortune tellers, mystics, faith healers and elephant rides around the site are available. you will be transfers to have lunch at local restaurant.
After your lunch break, continue your visit of The Khmer Rouge as a detention and torture center used Tuol Sleng Museum, known as the Museum of Genocidal Crimes in the late 1970. Today the building houses exhibits, paintings and photographs of many of the victims. Visitors can see the crude cells built in the classrooms and the torture devices used to extract confessions in Stalinesque purges of the regime.
We will then transfer you to shopping spree that will surely give you an entirely different vision of this Kingdom “with a hear “is Russian Market (Psah Toul Tom Poung), this market is probably the city’s best source of objects d’art. Items for sale include wooden and stone carvings, various ritual objects, silverware, and old Indochinese notes and coins. There is a large range of antiquities and curios for those prepared to ferret around the various stalls. Located in the southern portion of Phnom Penh it is so called because of its popularity among Russian expatriates during the 1980s. Dinner at the local restaurant. Retire back to the hotel and enjoy your overnight in Phnom Penh.