Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia. Its located in the junction of Mekong River. Three days in the bustling city will allow you to have enough of sight seeing.
The local currency is Cambodian Riel (KHR), but US Dollars are accepted all over the country.
1 USD – 4,100 KHR.
Its easy to converse with people in English, however knowing few words of Khmer would certainly be appreciated.
Hello – sous-dey
How Are You? – sokh sabbay chea teh?
I am fine – khñom sokh sabbay.
Thank You – orkun
Good Bye – chum reap leah
Most of the nationalities can obtain a visa on arrival to the Kingdom of Wonder, however its strongly recommended to check your entitlement beforehand. Its advisable to obtain an E-Visa, a week before starting your trip.
Once in Phnom Penh, your primary modes of transport are Taxis, Tuk-Tuks and Moto.
A taxi from the airport to Wat Phnom or the Riverside will cost $9 and pretty...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store
and Google Play
You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
Download The GPSmyCity App