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Temple of the Lotus Blossoms

Oknha Suor Srun Street 7, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Wat Botumvatey for it's correct name

Next to Wat Botumvaty or Botum Vatey park this is a small very attractive collection of buildings... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Oasis of calm amid the hustle & bustle...

We had to ask a few times before we could find this place (mainly language issues), when we did, we... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Rural Belgium
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Oknha Suor Srun Street 7, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Next to Wat Botumvaty or Botum Vatey park this is a small very attractive collection of buildings and as we could see it from our hotel strolled through the park and what a surprise. It is a couple of very impressive buildings inside the compound....More

1  Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had to ask a few times before we could find this place (mainly language issues), when we did, we found a special combination; lots of activity in very peaceful surroundings. Left a great impression on me.

1  Thank Nossi
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Another very nice Pagoda to visit. The architecture is here too very lovely and invite to meditation You will have the chance here too to meet monks during or before their rituals and enjoy a moment of truth with them Nam Mo A Di Da...More

Thank yves r
Reviewed 11 July 2016

A lovely tranquil place, we sat and had coffee and watched the sunset here. its out of the way, and a little bit private so makes for a nice stop from the busy side of Phnom Penh

1  Thank DannyDaze
Reviewed 18 February 2016

All this sights are visible near each other. Temple of the Lotus Blossoms is on south from Royal Palace. We continue strolling and we didn't notice that we're in Wat Botum Vattey. The temple has very interesting architecture, it is beautiful the same as the...More

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple complex!! The inside of the largest building here is just breath taking, huge golden buddhas and highly decorated ceiling and walls!!

Thank jenkle89
Reviewed 3 November 2015

In Asia I make a point of visiting the temple complexes of which some are exceptionally beautiful. Unfortunately this one didn't meet my expectations and somehow the western name 'temple of the lotus blossom' conjured up an image that the visit failed to support. I...More

1  Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The real name is Wat Botum Vathey (meaning: Temple of the Lotus Blossoms) Established by King Yat Ponhea in 1442 , Botum Wat is one of the most significant and original pagodas in Phnom Penh.The wat Was Originally named Wat Ta Yang gold Khpop Tayawng...More

2  Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the Pavilion and walked over for a little visit. Beautiful place, remember to take off your hats and sunglasses. They had a few translations in French and English

1  Thank risxlene
Reviewed 4 February 2014

The Temple of the Lotus Blossoms is a wondrous sight to see. My friends and I enjoyed every bit of walking around the old temple and assimilating the history that is was able to inform us with. The area is huge and the buildings had...More

4  Thank PhelpsEle
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