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Holiday in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
puretravel (en) Sep 08, 2010
If you are planning a holiday this year in Asia, consider visiting Cambodia. Its rich cultural diversity and unrivaled natural beauty makes it the hottest holiday spot in the whole of Asia. Cambodians are the most hospitable people while their culture is the most exciting. Immediately you land in the country, you will marvel at the astonishing beauty that Cambodia possesses. Being a deeply religious country, all natural sceneries and landmarks have been preserved and guarded jealously as they all are believed to have divine significance. Phnom Penh which serves as the capital of the Cambodia Kingdom is also the seat of the government which is headed by a monarch. The city is served by modern transport system which includes international airports, airstrips and a good road network.
Visitors on holiday Cambodia travel will find the capital a very interesting place to stay. There are several exclusive hotels that have adequate lodging facilities. Public buses or hired cabs can be used for your travel around the city. If you want to sample the famous Khmer cuisine, there are a number of indigenous hotels that specialize in traditional Cambodian dishes. Despite a strong religious background, you will find nightlife in the city quiet interesting if you are the party type. There are a number of world class clubs that operate throughout the night. Discotheques and other entertainment spots play local and international tunes as revelers enjoy their night outs in all manner. There are also movie theatres, live performances and concerts happening at different places every night.
Although public drunkenness is frowned upon by the city residents, you will find several vendors selling liquor on the streets of Phnom Penh. Other exciting things to do when on your holiday Cambodia travel include visiting the national museums and the royal palace which is the official residence of the king.