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TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Patuxay (Vientiane, Laos)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Patuxay (Vientiane, Laos)

Patuxay, which means “victory monument,” is a memorial for the soldiers who died fighting for the independence of Laos from the French. It is in the center of Vientiane, the capital of Laos.

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Independence Monument at Phnom Penh

The Independence Monument is a major landmark and tourist attraction in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. It was built after the country’s independence from France in 1958. It is located at the center of the city, and is thus the center of activity during national celebrations in Phnomh Penh. The monument is made...