Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a fascinating, bustling capital city on the banks of three rivers (the Mekong, the Tonle Sap and the Tonle Bassac), requires at least two full days to see. Begin with an overview of the city from atop Wat Phnom, and then head to the incredible Silver Pagoda in the Royal Palace complex.
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