Phnom Penh

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Cinema in Phnom Penh under Lon Nol | 1970 to 1975 | © unknown | #Cambodia

Cinema in Phnom Penh under Lon Nol | 1970 to 1975 | © unknown | #Cambodia

Old French-colonial building | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Old French-colonial building | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

© bokehcambodia | Professional commercial photographer in Cambodia | www.bokehcambodia.com

Cinema Khemarak, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (1970s)

The Legacy of PANA

Pan Asia Newspaper Alliance (PANA) was possibly one of the first (and very few) independent regional/international news and photography agencies in Asia that was founded during the period of decolo…

Elephants in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, #Cambodia | © unknown

Elephants in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, #Cambodia | © unknown

Psar Thmei 1955

Amazing Retro Photos from 1955

These photos all come from 1955 and were posted online by a guy whose uncle worked in Cambodia at that time. I find them both immensely positive, but with hinds

"King's Floating House, Phnom Penh." King's Floating House was moored on the river opposite the Royal Palace, along Sothearos Quay, and was where he (most likely King Sisowath or King Monivong) watched the water sports and boat races held in November each year. #PhnomPenh

the King's Floating House, Phnom Penh

"King's Floating House, Phnom Penh." King's Floating House was moored on the river opposite the Royal Palace, along Sothearos Quay, and was where he (most likely King Sisowath or King Monivong) watched the water sports and boat races held in November each year. #PhnomPenh

Old French-colonial building | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Old French-colonial building | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

© bokehcambodia | Professional commercial photographer in Cambodia | www.bokehcambodia.com

1937

That old footage of Cambodia previously posted

Searching for it, but can't find it. It was an old black and white film that showed the first leg of a trip up to Angkor Wat about 100 years ago. Can someone po

The Central Market, Phnom Penh; The Grand Market; Psar Thmei The market dates from the colonial period, 1935-1937, and its surrounding streets were built around 1946. Ernest Hebrard, head of the French Town Planning Service in Indochina, was responsible for the town planning. The main entrance to the market faces east towards Street 136, and the market is bounded by Streets 67, 130, 53 and 126. It has a central domed hall with four arms, and market stalls fill the surrounding areas.

The Central Market, Phnom Penh; The Grand Market; Psar Thmei The market dates from the colonial period, 1935-1937, and its surrounding streets were built around 1946. Ernest Hebrard, head of the French Town Planning Service in Indochina, was responsible for the town planning. The main entrance to the market faces east towards Street 136, and the market is bounded by Streets 67, 130, 53 and 126. It has a central domed hall with four arms, and market stalls fill the surrounding areas.