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European Heritage Day: Tour the British Ambassador's Residence

To mark the European Heritage Day, British Ambassador Bill Longhurst will open his Residence to the public on 17 September 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

A period villa built in the early 20th century now used as the official residence of the British Ambassador to Cambodia
The Official Residence of the British Ambassador to Cambodia

On the occasion of the European Heritage Day, British Ambassador Bill Longhurst will open his residence to the public. The Residence will be open on Saturday, 17th September 2016 from 09:00 am to 12:00 pm. Those interested in visiting the Residence will be required to register for guided tours, which will begin every 30 minutes and be given in English and Khmer. (Please see below on how to register)

Terms of Visit:

  • The British Ambassador’s Residence will be open to registered visitors on Saturday, 17th September 2016 from 09:00am to 12:00pm. Guided tours will be given in English and Khmer.
  • There are six timeslots at 09:00am, 09:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, and 11:30am. There will be a maximum of 20 visitors per tour, and the tour will take approximately 15 minutes.
  • Registered visitors will be required to arrive at the British Ambassador’s residence 10 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Children under 12 years-old will not be admitted.
  • For people with mobility impairments, please note that are a few flights of stairs to the interior of the building.

Security Rules:

  • All visitors will be required to present their ID and the reservation email (e-ticket) at the entrance of the residence.
  • Visitors are not allowed to enter the site with their vehicle.
  • Bags will be inspected. Visitors are encouraged not to bring them.
  • No large bags or rucksacks will be permitted.
  • Photography will only be permitted at certain stops on the route. No exterior photos outside the gate and no photos of security walls and cameras.

Registration:

To take part in the tour, please register here. Note that the tickets, free of charge, will be automatically allocated on the ‘first come, first served’ basis.

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Published 8 September 2016