Almost countries experienced the brutal wars in the past and sacrificed a lot of assets as well as people. Cambodia is the country suffering many losses and pain under the colonial domination and crual Khmer Rouge. Today, if you want to learn more about the history and traditions of this country, National Museum in Phnom Penh is a reasonable stop.

The main facade of Cambodian National Museum

The main facade of Cambodian National Museum

Cambodian National Museum is located in the heart of Phnom Penh, lying between 178 streets and 13 streets, near Royal Palace. It was built in the early years of the 20th century.
The museum has a unique style of architecture blending between traditional Khmer and French architecture, because when the construction was done in the colonial time. This is the different attraction of the museum from other famous architectural works in Cambodia. The magical combination created an architectural masterpiece, giving Cambodians and foreign tourists an attractive attraction.

The Exterior of Cambodian National Museum

The Exterior of Cambodian National Museum

Cambodian National Museum is the leading archeological, cultural and historical museum of Cambodia. The museum is very magnificent with a huge number of specimens (over 5,000), the collections, the items about archaeology, religion and art that are the pinnacle of Khmer Empire from the 4th century to the 13th century, are displayed for tourists to visit.
Being constructed in two unique architectural styles, National Museum of Cambodia exudes the majestic and fussy beauty.

Statues of Buddha inside Cambodia National Museum

Statues of Buddha inside Cambodia National Museum

Although it was built in 1917, the whole artifacts exhibited in the museum have the very old age. Many artifacts have been kept from the 3rd century to now. Moreover, besides sightseeing, tourists visiting Cambodian National Museum are also told historical stories and understand more about the people here, about their love and belief in god.