MEALS [ L ]
Many of these structures were abandoned during the turbulent Pol Pot regime. The guide will explain how this tragic era of Cambodian history affected the buildings, many of which were repurposed or damaged.
Stop for lunch and another glimpse into the past. Dine in the restored 19th-century headquarters of Messageries Fluviales de Cochinchine, the River Shipping Company of Cochinchina: Khéma La Poste offers a charming dining experience within the heart of the old French Quarter. The elegant French café-restaurant and gourmet delicatessen is dedicated to serving fine foods within a cosmopolitan dining atmosphere. From here it is a short trip to the French Quarter. Travel by pedal-powered cyclo through these leafy, tree-lined streets. The slower pace of the cyclo allows for a better examination of the historic, charming buildings in this area.
The trishaws will drop at the jetty where a riverboat awaits. Gain yet another perspective on architecture in Phnom Penh with a cruise along the riverside. This area features a mix of styles, from ancient pagodas to contemporary designs. The blend of old and new perfectly captures the current state of Cambodia- a country where the daily life appears modern on the surface but is rooted in ancient beliefs and customs.
Wrap up this Phnom Penh architecture tour with a return to town in the early evening, armed with a deeper understanding of Cambodia and a greater appreciation of its architecture. (L)
Our services include:
– Local English speaking guide
– Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air
– Entrance fees for mentioned visits
– Lunch at Khema La Poste Restaurant
– Sunset cruise with drinks and snacks.
Our services do not include:
– Drinks and personal expenses
– Personal travel insurance
– Tips for guide & driver
-Any other items not mentioned
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