Breakfast at the hotel.
Explore tour in Phnom Penh tour with a difference; a cyclo tour of the city. A popular form of transport throughout Southeast Asia, the cyclo is still widely used in the Cambodian capital and is a fantastic way to see the sights as part of your Cambodia holiday.
explore central Phnom Penh colonial buildings as well as modern, post-independence architecture. Meant to be a brief historical introduction to the city, the tour includes a selection of well-known buildings as well as some less obvious examples, of religious architecture. We explore the district around the old Post Office, then go to the area south-east of the Central Market. Traveling by cyclo (a Cambodian pedal-powered rickshaw) is a special way of experiencing the streets and buildings of the city. We will enter some buildings and see others from the cyclo, as well as exploring on foot. You will be transfer to have lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch transfer car to visit of CHAMPEY ACADEMY OF ARTS is one of the local professional and non-profit schools in Phnom Penh working on Cambodian traditional performing art training and art instruction. Established in January 2013 with the idea of keeping up our traditional performing arts and art work, they exist with their sharp vision to see such knowledge efficiently passed through to next generations.
Also, they strongly motivate talent students from poor and/or vulnerable conditions by giving them with various kinds of supports such as free lunch, training uniforms, social activities, outings, mentality support, motivation, and scholarship to keep them learning. With the FFP training programs, those students can use this skill for self-living in proper and safe conditions in the future.
Next transfer 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.
the final day transfer 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.