Phnom Penh is
considered the loveliest of the French-built cities of Indochina.
Phnom Penh sits at
the confluence of the Mekong, Tonle Bassac and Tonle Sap Rivers.
The riverfront area
is undoubtedly one of the most splendid in Asia.
National Museum, home to a sublime collection
of sculpture from the Angkorian era.
Silver Pagoda in the
Royal Palace with 5000 silver floor tiles.
Wat Phnom, a place of legends.
One legend tells
that Phnom Penh was founded when an old woman named Penh found four Buddha
images on the banks of the Mekong. She housed them on a nearby hill, and the
town that emerged around the hill became Phnom Penh (Hill of Penh).