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Wat Thmey (Killing Fields), Siem Reap

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Visit the memorial at Wat Thmey (Killing Fields) to pay your respects to the victims of Cambodia's genocide. The temple holds a dark past and a horrendous history of the Khmer Rouge's cruel regime and its terror. Feel the spiritual resilience of the locals at this memorial, which honors the death of their loved ones and traces the horrors of this period. Many of the older community members survived the massacres, so getting a local guide will enhance your understanding with a personal history of the place. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Wat Thmey (Killing Fields) and many more Siem Reap attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Siem Reap trip builder.
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  • It was a fairly short visit to a site that is conveniently located. Entrance is free and offers enlightening information on what transpired in the seventeen. 
  • The crushing despair of Cambodia's tragic recent history is brought to bear on ones conscience by a visit to the Killing Fields. It will bring you to tears, it will exasperate and shock any visitor. B...  more »
  • Visually there isn't much to see. When you arrive and purchase a ticket you will receive a headphone set and you can listen to the audio tour (included in price and recommended). But I'd say this is a...  more »