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Address: Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Very important for Cambodian Buddhism. The structure is quite big. After being almost abandoned during Pol Pot time now it is again very crowded.

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Very important for Cambodian Buddhism. The structure is quite big. After being almost abandoned during Pol Pot time now it is again very crowded.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A big working temple (in fact, the centre of Buddhism in Cambodia) with a monastery, in the middle of the city, five minutes away from the National Museum. Much more impressive than Wat Phnom (and it's free and easy to get in), its stupa is said to contain an eyebrow hair of the Buddha. They regularly receive Buddhist dignitaries who... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasant temple with plenty of bright colours and statues to decorate the place. The monks are peacefully going about their business. It costs nothing to visit and is right next to a heap of the other main attractions and is worth popping your head in to check it out.

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puerto princesa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wat Ounanlom has been around since 1422 and is one of the city's original 5 pagodas, situated a little north of the National Museum, facing the river. I visited the complex at 7 am when nobody was around and enjoyed the cooler weather. the country's top monk resides here and the pagoda was the library of the Buddhist Institute with... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 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 :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

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

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

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 

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

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.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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.

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 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.

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