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View of Phnom Penh in 2015. Photo by Dmitry A. Mottl.

Phnom Penh

Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh was, up until April 1975, known as the “Pearl of Asia.” Under the administration of Sangkum Reastr Niyum—a political organization founded in 1955 by the late Norodom Sihanouk—the capital and country thrived and enjoyed a brief moment of cultural affluence. For many, this was the golden age of Cambodia: an era of innovation and creation for architecture, cinema, music, as well as visual and performing arts. 

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