Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

former high school turned into a prison by the Khmer Rouge

Location: 

St 113, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Duration: 

Monday, July 3, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Tuol Sleng: former high school turned into a prison by the Khmer Rouge
  2. Genocide Museum: visited by many foreigners but not enough locals!
  3. Cambodian Genocide: world's worst genocide after WW2 and the USSR
  4. Security Prison 21: classrooms turned into cells to host dozens of people
  5. Survivors: out of 20,000 prisoners there are only 7 known survivors

Image sources

  1. Survivor of the Genocide
  2. Barbwired school
  3. Names of the victims
  4. Hallway to the classrooms
  5. Number of the prisons

You might also like

Killing Fields - location and memorial of one of the world's most brutal genocides
location and memorial of one of the world's most brutal genocides
Angkor Wat - city of temples and the former capital of the Khmer Empire
city of temples and the former capital of the Khmer Empire
Ta Prohm - temple near Angkor Wat that is overgrown by trees and moss
temple near Angkor Wat that is overgrown by trees and moss
Khami Ruins - sweating a lot while exploring the stone ruins of an ancient zimbabwe city
sweating a lot while exploring the stone ruins of an ancient zimbabwe city
Vien Xai Caves - playground of a terrible war and birthplace of a new government
playground of a terrible war and birthplace of a new government
Hoba Meteorite - inspecting the largest meteorite from outer space found on planet earth (yet)
inspecting the largest meteorite from outer space found on planet earth (yet)
Tanum Rock Carvings - exploring an area with highly concentrated prehistoric rock carvings
exploring an area with highly concentrated prehistoric rock carvings
Dorasan Station - taking the train from Europe to Korea is possible - if the Korean war ended
taking the train from Europe to Korea is possible - if the Korean war ended
Bayon Temple - one of the most picturesque places surrounding Angkor Wat
one of the most picturesque places surrounding Angkor Wat
Independence Memorial - celebrating independence with an artsy museum and a stunning restaurant high above Windhoek
celebrating independence with an artsy museum and a stunning restaurant high above Windhoek