Phnom Penh firs grew up during the late fourteenth century at the junction of the Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac rivers in the southern part of the country. In 1443, it replaced Angkor Thom as the capital of Cambodia. As well as the center for transport by air, river and road, Phnom Penh is a commercial center, Products of the include clothes, food, drinks and tobacco. In addition, the three rivers generate good soil for farming. At the center of the city, at the junction of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard, stands the independence monument. It was built as a national symbol when Cambodia gained its freedom in 1953. Lt Represents Cambodia’s gained its freedom in 1953. Lt represents Cambodia’s cultural achievements in the past as well as the nation’s hope for the future.
During the 1960 many buildings were built in Phnom Penh including major constructions like the Olympic Stadium at one of Sihanouk Boulevard to the west and Sihanouk City at the other end of Sihanouk Boulevard to the east. During the 1970s, however, Phnom Penh was bandaged by war. Many books have been published that describe how in 1975 almost all of the city’s population was forced to leave and go and work in the countryside. During the 1980s, people moved back into the city and some of its social and educational institutions were reopened.
Nowadays Phnom Penh is the most modem interesting, beautiful capital city. There are a lot of new buildings. The new National Assembly building in Phnom Penh. Located next to the Naga casino, it was constructed at a cost of $26.7 million. The new building has 300 rooms and a main assembly hall capable of seating 211 parliamentarians. His Majesty king Norodom Sihanmoni opens the ceremony for the inauguration of the new National Assembly. Finally, I would love to say again and again that Phnom Penh is the best place I like the most.