About Phnom Penh – History and Interests for Travellers
Cambodia Phnom Penh is the capital and in the southern part of the country is located at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sab.
In the 1970s, the city badly damaged during the war and it was also significantly reduced in population but in the 1980s, it was beginning to rebuild.
Traditionally, the city was trading city for Mekong Valley because there were facilities for transportation.
It is an important port. Export of goods that pass through the South China sea route through the Mekong Delta of southern China to Vietnam by sea is a product of their textiles, food and beverages are included.
This city tolerable French colonial period, it is considered Asia’s charming city.
Phnom Penh Institute, the hub of cultural and educational institutions, but here most of which were closed in 1975 and the art example of Khmer civilization was Buddha Institute of Museum. Sixth-century artefacts from the National Museum, which had adorned his importance damaged, Phnom Penh universities for higher education in 1960 were also affected.
(1954), the University established the University of Fine Arts was established in 1965. Besides University of Agricultural Sciences was established in 1965.
Here ‘re attraction and interest Temples Buddhist temple and the palace of the former rulers who are spectacular.
Khmers people, probably at the end of the fourteenth century, and in 1434 started the first settlement, Angkor Thum; they made their pit.
A. Umaji was a place of Phnom Penh. Did not have any shelter, i.e., the capital of Cambodia in 1867 and several times before becoming the subjugation of it.
Cambodian war in the 1970s, to the societal level in almost two million rays revolution and was a force for promoting agriculture in the country began. , So again in 1980, the city stands on his feet Institute has some cultural and educational center reopened.