The capital city of the country has lot to offer aprt from party culture. It has vast historical importance. The Pol pot regime was one of the worst period in the history of mankind.
It is also the city where the king stays. The Independence Tower, National Museum, Royal palace, Peace Tower, S21 genocide Centre, Killing fields etc are some of the Major attractions in the city.
Daily approximately cost for budget traveler :- $25-30
Mode of transport:- you can get Tuktuk or can hire a bike for $7-10 a day. Or ride onto moto for $1-3
Stay options:- number of hostels for backpackers ranging from $4-12 a night. You can stay in private room or in a dorm.
Places to eat:- The central market area, area around Independence monument, Royal palace and the road near riverside.