It’s a huge outdoor stadium used for a wide variety of sports such as athletics, volleyball, boxing, gymnastics and badminton. There’s also an Olympic size swimming pool and diving platform. When traveling to Cambodia don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore this architectural treasure which is revered by Cambodian people and designed by the Cambodian architect Vann Molivann. The Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh also has a gruesome past. The Khmer Rouge used the stadium for public executions of government officials after the overthrow of the Lon Nol regime. After falling into disrepair, this magnificent Olympic Stadium enjoyed a complete refurbishment in 2000 and now looks awesome. Why not take a guided walking tour to explore the Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium which also has a bustling market around the south side where you can buy souvenirs?
Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium
The Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium in Cambodia is an iconic national sports complex built in the early 1960s.