Phnom Penh: The ‘Gem’ of Cambodia

June 05, 2018 Cambodia / South East Asia

Phnom Penh is a vibrant and capital city of Cambodia. Previously known as Krong Chaktomuk (Chaturmukha), Phnom Penh is located at the confluence of three rivers which are Mekong River, Bassac River, and Tonle Sap River. Phnom Penh was known as the Gem of Indochina, but was turned away from travellers.

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Phnom Penh and Its Rich Culture

Aside from the famous UNESCO Heritage, Angkor Wat, there are many place to explore in Cambodia, especially Phnom Penh alone.

With majority of the population who are Buddhist, Cambodia is rich with Buddhist culture and religious place to visit. Visiting their other Buddhist temples can be a great experience for one’s Cambodia tourism plan.

To visit their temples, tourists should dress appropriately since the Cambodians deem that a lack of attire appropriation could offend.

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Cambodia’s Hidden ‘Gem’

This Association of South-East Asian Nation (ASEAN) member has majority of Khmer populated in the country, followed by Vietnamese, Chinese, and other ethnic groups. Having few ethnics sitting in one country makes Cambodia is also rich in different cultures.

To enjoy Cambodia tourism fully, watching the Khmer traditional dance performance might complete your list. Their traditional dance, Apsara, is originated from Hinduism to entertain powerful Gods. This dance is recognized as the World’s Intangible culture heritage in 2003 by UNESCO.

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Economics and Investment

Phnom Penh has quite a lot of high-rise building as the economic growth rates in recent years triggers it. The real estate business is booming since the past few years and the price is getting higher.

Besides its rich culture, people are getting more and more interested to do an investment in Cambodia. The investment project of Camko-city with worth estimated for more than 200 million is ongoing with investors from Korea and Indonesia joining the local investors.

A Chinese developer, China Poly Group Corporation through one of its subsidiary companies, Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd. has also stepped its feet to Phnom Pehn, Cambodia. Through its current development of high-rise building, Poly Mansion sets the new standard of luxurious real estate with its lavish design.

Minimalist design yet comfortable design also compliments local developer like Urban Living Solution to build a house that everyone can be proud of, as their motto. They stated that their project is made to make people who live and work in Phnom Penh feel the benefits of Cambodia’s landscape and to enforce more interaction between neighbors.

This proves that Phnom Penh is more than ready to welcome not only local developers, but even overseas investors or real estate buyers. Cambodia is no longer just ‘one of the South-East Asia countries’ but also a country where real estate lovers should keep an eye on.

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