Wat Thmey (Killing Fields), Siem Reap

3.6
Visit the memorial at Wat Thmey (Killing Fields) to pay your respects to the victims of Cambodia's genocide. The temple holds a dark past and a horrendous history of the Khmer Rouge's cruel regime and its terror. Feel the spiritual resilience of the locals at this memorial, which honors the death of their loved ones and traces the horrors of this period. Many of the older community members survived the massacres, so getting a local guide will enhance your understanding with a personal history of the place. You can plan Siem Reap trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Not a large content to view, but moving tales from people who survived the PolPot regime some shocking torture took place and that someone could this to another human being.  more »
  • There isn’t a huge amount of content here but unless you are an expert on the history paying the little bit extra for the guide to give you the history is worth it to put it into context. There was...  more »
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