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Address: Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Peaceful retreat from city life

This is wonderful place to escape the city hustle and bustle. Beautiful architecture and one can observe monks go about their daily lives. It's beside the national museum and... read more

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge red and gold gateways, a massive gold tower with purple walls (undergoing some work), a beautiful pagoda exterior (I didn't go in as it was prayer time), giant statues, a copper-coloured temple/shrine, flowers and plants everywhere, a huge goldeny mural and lovely, chatty monks. Ticks all the boxes as a lovely, peaceful site to visit :-)

Thank Sam L
London, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The site is large and the gold painted stupas are striking. The shrines are simple and ok for a short visit.

Thank peterlondon91
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A tranquil spot in the heart of PP, this place is an important place for Buddhists in Cambodia, and is a fully function temple with over 40 something buildings. The monks are friendly, and there is no entry fee. Great spot to take in some temple architecture, or just escape the hustle and bustle of downtown PP, or to find... More 

Thank Hang L
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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530 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very picturesque Wat very near the Royal Palace. Yes it has recently been painted but that doesn't detract from popping in for a look.

Thank KS&HC
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is wonderful place to escape the city hustle and bustle. Beautiful architecture and one can observe monks go about their daily lives. It's beside the national museum and Royal Palace - so drop by -it's free.

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
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32 reviews
29 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Temple looks very cool at night with a lot of LEDs but it also seems pretty artificial and to "new" But that is just my personal opinion.

Thank Eric E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This temple on the Tonle Sap has a number of buildings, but is not of particular note, in my opinion. Someone wrote that they saw people working on the carvings. We saw men installing metal fixtures. If you are walking along the river, stop here, but in my opinion it is not worth going out of your way to come... More 

Thank gsrs
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The day we went to this beautifully maintained Wat, there were some visiting monks of some stature - lots of action and seats being set out and the somewhat strange sight of monks taking selfies and posing for photos with the dignitaries. There were very few other tourists, so the visit seemed much calmer than experiences in some Wats. We... More 

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Shanghai, China
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have visited many Wats throughout SE Asia and we agreed that this is our favorite. There were very few other people there, entrance is free, and it just felt more authentic. There are monks everywhere and the complex is quite large but well maintained. The buildings are gorgeous. Don't miss it!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

If you are in PP you just must visit this Temple. It houses precious relic of Buddha In a small pagoda behind the main shrine.

Thank Adam_the_bookworm

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