BARS & NIGHTCLUBS
●Foreign Correspondents’ Club – Sisowath Quay; 011-855-23-210-142; fcccollection.com/phnom-penh; for bar.
●Pavilion – 227 Street 19; 011-855-23-222-280; https://maads.asia/pavilion; pleasant boutique hotel in fine location with good food.
●Raffles Hotel Le Royal – 92 Rukhak Vithei Daun Penh (Sangkat Wat Phnom, off Monivong Boulevard); 011-855-23-981-888; raffles.com/phnom-penh; excellent service & lovely furnishings.
●Bopha Phnom Penh Titanic Restaurant – Sisowath Quay; 011-855-23-427-209; bopha-phnompenh.com; Khmer specialties.
●Friends – 215 13th Street (House 215); 011-855-12-802-072; facebook.com/FriendsTheRestaurant; staffed by former street children.
●La Residence – 22/24 Street 214 (former prince’s palace); 011-855-23-224-582; la-residence-restaurant.com; expensive & delicious, French colonial food.
●Khmer Architecture Tours – ka-tours.org; Khmer Architecture Tours promotes urban heritage in Cambodia, especially in Phnom Penh, and conducts tours on architectureand public-awareness projects. Battambang City has inherited a rich urban heritage with a great variety of historic architecture, representing different phases of the city's history.
SIGHTS & SITES
●Central Market (Phsar Thmay) – between 126th & 136th Streets (city center); 011-855-23-216-666; 1937 Art Deco landmark; towering cruciform rotunda with 4 wings.
●Stupa Ossuary – Choeung Ek (commune, Dangkor District, south of Phnom Penh); 011-855-23-880-278; cekillingfield.com; also known as “Killing Fields”; contains genocide victims’ skeletal remains.
●Tonle Sap River Cruises – 130th-144th Streets (try also Passenger Port near 104th Street and/or Sisowath Quay); phnompenh.gov.kh/phnom-penh-city-river-cruises-160.html; short (sunset) cruises along Phnom Penh riverfront are easy to arrange & offer interesting city view; typically takes about 1-2 hours; see National Museum, parks, Phnom Penh skyline, & Royal Palace; then, across Tonle Sap River, travel up Mekong River to view floating fishing villages; tourist boats (varying quality & size) wait along riverfront.
●Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum – 113th Street (Boeng Keng Kang, south of city center); tuolsleng.com; 011-855-23-300-698.