Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
This former high school in the Center of Phnom Penh makes for a sobering visit, due to the horrific role it played during the Khmer Rouge regime. Back then, the former school was transformed into a political prisoners’ camp as known as the Security Prison 21 (S-21). Only seven prisoners survived, while many others were tortured and killed, or sent to their deaths at Choeung Ek. Much of the site has been left as it was discovered in 1979 when the Vietnamese army liberated Phnom Penh city. The blood-splattered walls, tiny brick cells and abandoned torture tools offer an important insight into the brutal regime.
Sun – Sat:
07:30 am – 5:00 pm
Street 113, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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