Skip to content
history walk

Phnom Penh's Past

history walk

Phnom Penh's Past

27 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Tickets, Transportation
Hosted in
English
history walk

Phnom Penh's Past

history walk

Phnom Penh's Past

27 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Tickets, Transportation
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Phnom Penh is capital if Cambodia, so history is most important for your visit therefore, this experience is most helpful to everyone who wants to know about it. Then we will spend a half-day to explore the secret history of Cambodia. We will learn about the fascinating recent history of Cambodia. We will see the location that journalists camped out in 1975 on the eve of Khmer Rouge that takeover. The old building is known as a ghostly building that has been left burn-out. On this confront Cambodia past, we will also visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum that was a school in the past and it was a Khmer Rouge torture center. After that head out the capital city to Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, a place made up of 8000 human skulls marks the site of one of the infamous Killing Field. We will finish by sampling some interesting Khmer snacks and exploring how this recent history and politics continue to affect the lives of average Cambodian.

Your host

Learn more about Vantha

Vantha

The day starts by learning about the tragic and fascinating recent history of Cambodia. See the location where journalists camped out in 1975 on the eve of the Khmer Rouge takeover, and the ghostly building that has been left burnt-out and bullet-holed as it stood after the war. Confront Cambodia's tragic past, on a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school which served as a Khmer Rouge torture centre. Then head out of the city to the Choueng Ek Memorial, where a pagoda made up of some 8,000 human skulls marks the site of one of the infamous Killing Fields. Finish by sampling some interesting Khmer snacks and exploring how this recent history and politics continue to affect the lives of average Cambodian.

What's included

Food
Local Khmer snacks
Tickets
Entrance fees to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21) and Choueng Ek Killing Field
Transportation
Transport by air conditioned vehicle

Guest photos

Guest reviews

Navigation section for review pages

Where you'll be

We will explore the Phnom Penh’s recent tragic history and visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Choueng Ek bone pagoda. Explore the Cambodia of the past and present with a local guide and explore local politics and finish by sampling some interesting and delicious Khmer snacks.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

I will wait for you at the entrance of the National Museum, I will wear a red T-shirt or local guide Uniform.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Vantha
Phnom Penh's Past
27 reviews
$85/person
27 reviews
$85/person