About Phnom Penh


Let's have a look around into background of Phnom Penh
  • Country: Cambodia
  • Latitude: 11.562108
  • Longitude: 104.888535
  • Time zone: Indo-China Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Phnom Penh

  • Climate: Tropical Wet and Dry Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to March

Location

Phnom Penh is the capital and the largest city of Cambodia. Phnom Penh has a total population of 1,501,725 (2011 Census) which makes Phnom Penh also the most populous city of Cambodia. The city is also called as the ‘Pearl of Asia’ because of the beautiful French architecture.

Distance from Phnom Penh center to Airport

Phnom Penh International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km

Driving Time: 14 Minutes

Languages: Khmer followed by Austro-Asiatic

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Phnom Penh International Airport
  • Rail: Royal Railways
  • Road: Bus Rapid Transit

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 – 2 $
  • Housekeeper: 25 – 50 cents
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Chau Doc,
  • Prey Veng,
  • Takeo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Phnom Penh city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 171/161/169
  • Railway: + 855 23 992 379 (Venezuela National Railways)
  • Airport: + 855 23 890 890 (Phnom Penh International Airport)
  • Hospital: +855 23 991 000 (Royal Phnom Penh Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Phnom Penh

  • River Festival
  • Water Festival
  • Sea Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Royal Palace
  • Choeung Ek
  • Wat Phnom

Theatre & Concerts

  • Department of Performing Arts
  • National Theatre Company
  • National Theatre of Cambodia

Visit Top Restaurants in Phnom Penh

  • Bistrot Langka
  • Cousin’s Burger & Coffee
  • Feliz Hostel, Café & Bar

Top Shopping Centers in Phnom Penh

  • Sorya Shopping Center
  • AEON Mall
  • City Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of Cambodia
  • New Art Gallery
  • Democracy Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Korma – Khema Pasteur
  • Marinated Beef – Mok Mony
  • Acai Bowl – Backyard Café

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.80 $
  • Taxi: 1 $ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 650 $
  • Cheap meal: 3 $
  • Gasoline: 0.90 $ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 17 $
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