Phnom Penh is the capital city of the Kingdom of Cambodia. It is the second most popular tourist destination after Siem Reap province. Phnom Penh has a symbol of Wat Phnom or Phnom Doun Penh. On the site of Wat Phnom, it is observed that many people especially national tourists have visited there on National Day. In addition, Wat Phnom area is also a major buddhist shrine for the local people.
Phnom Penh is a very good location in central and southern of Cambodia and surrounded by Kandal Province. Why is this area becoming a capital? The reason is that this area is a great place because it is a crossed point between the four rivers: the upper Mekong River, the down Mekong river, Basak river, and the Tonle Sap River. These rivers provide many freshwater, natural resources, and a good view to the city.
Phnom Penh is an important national economic center in the fields of trade, industry, culture and tourism. In addition, this area is the largest collection of jobs in Cambodia and has a many buildings, including hotels, markets, supermarkets, universities, hospitals, international airports, waterways and ports. Land - etc. -.
For tourism, Phnom Penh is a popular tourist destination, especially for national tourists.
For types of tourism, this area includes: natural, cultural, and recreational tourism . However, cultural tourism seems to be the most popular because it has a national museum, a museum of criminal genocide as well as a collection of historical objects. Natural places such as: Mountains, Waterfalls, islands and some natural landscapes are the attractions for tourists. Besides, for recreational tourism includes: zoos, waterparks, supermarkets, resorts, silk next to the river which are designed to accommodate the needs of leisure travels.The recreational tourism site in the province including – Holiday Prekleap, Golden Ocean Shrimp Fishing Leisure Restaurant, Kien Svay Krav, Jek Meas Restaurant, Chomnor Krob Roduv, Koh Dach, Jet Relax, Chamkar Pring Park, Synny Water Park, Grand Phnom Penh Water Park, Kang Meng, Silk Island, Soun Soben, Phnom Penh Safari World, Mlob Por Mot Boeng, Boeng Romchong, Boeng Baitong, Jet's Garden Park, Mlob Tnaot Kien Svay, Kolab Pailin Restaurant, Boeng Chhouk Thmey, Amarak Farm.