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Wat Sarawan

Street 19, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Beautiful architecture near a loud school

Stopped here on the way to the mountain to take some photos. About 15 minutes is enough to get all... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Kyle L
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A noisy, active wat.

Actually, the entrance on Street 172 sees the most local traffic, including monks preparing to make... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Westport, Connecticut
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Street 19, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Stopped here on the way to the mountain to take some photos. About 15 minutes is enough to get all of the good ones. The paintings are amazing. See my photos. Enjoy.

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Actually, the entrance on Street 172 sees the most local traffic, including monks preparing to make their morning rounds. Not on most tourists' agendas, this is a local, working wat.

Thank TravelTellers
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

They are all very similar yet very different. This one has many smaller statues and buildings. The monks are working on cleaning and restoring. Free entry. Located just behind the museum. Worth a look it's not difficult to find

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 30 October 2016

They are working at restoring this Wat. At times in the past it has been rather dirty, not the best Wat to see in Phnom Penh.

Thank Canuck-SnowBird-2011
Reviewed 6 July 2016

it is a pagoda that for the monk. It is very dirty, but the building is good. We can see many Buddha standing in the building that we can see people going there for praying,

Thank Hoeun B
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is yet another beautifully kept Wat. They are all similar in a way, but they do have there subtle differences. Not overly a lot to see, But Stunning none the less.

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 12 December 2015

average place to visit, consist of different types of structural in a place.. not much interesting to mention...

Thank Davislim1359
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We enjoyed walking through the grounds of the Wat Sarawan. School was in session so we were respectful of not making noise. We took photographs and pet some of the temple cats. It was a nice respite from the busyness of Phnom Penh streets

Thank MBPillen
Reviewed 22 October 2015

In the street 172, there are a lot of garbage and bad smile. Why are people through them to this street?. Because, foreigner are always transport this street.

Thank Craig m
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

If you pass by it is ok to visit. But 1$ for tourists and free to everyone else. It is not that we don t want to pay but we feel so ripped off.... If you come up the stairs on the other side there...More

1  Thank Silvia A
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