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Royal Palace

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Address: Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number:
85517692736
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08:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver...

Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5329 silver tiles, each weighing 1.125 kilograms.

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US$ 88.00*
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Phnom Penh Full-Day City and Architecture Tour
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Phnom Penh Tour with National Museum and Royal Palace
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Private Phnom Penh Icons City Tour

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Clemson, South Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Honestly, out of all the tourist destinations we went to in Phnom Penh... this was by far our least favorite. The cost of entry at the time of writing was 10$ per head... that's almost as much as S21 and the killing fields combined. The palace is one of the least impressive to be seen in Asia, and you're unable... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have been to Bangkok safe the 10$ entrance fee. It's huge and impressive but to expensive, in my own opinion. Basically if you saw one building you got the idea, there is not much Variation.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is lots to see here, and we found this Palace much more spacious and easy to navigate than similar sites in nearby countries. Make sure you cover your shoulders and knees though, or they'll make you go back and buy some rather unattractive pants/top to make sure you fit the criteria! (Learned through experience). We were happy just looking... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This palace is even more ostentatious than the temples and palaces I have seen in Bangkok. The silver floor is not visible, but my guide guaranteed it was there, under the fine carpets. The opulence of this place is amazing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really stunning looking palaces. Beautiful architecture and gardens. Only trouble it was almost $10 for entry (at the time) although sometimes it has changed.....I believe last year it was $6.50. Don't know if it's quite worth the money, especially when a guide is not included!

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Deal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The entry ticket includes the Palace and the adjacent Silver Pagoda so there is plenty to see. If you can go early in the morning you will miss the worst of the heat as there is not much shade when you are walking around. Currently the Napoleon III style Palace is being refurbished but some of the photo exhibits seem... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the outside it looks awesome, but wait till you get inside! Tour guides at the gate will offer their services as a guide at a steep price. My guide spoke good English and gave me a very interesting tour of the palace. It was indeed a good lesson in Cambodian history as well. The architecture of the palace is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can miss a visit to the Royal Palace in your visit to Phnom Penh. I recommend to go there early in the morning (to avoid cues and the hot noon) and hire a guide. Your guide will explain you not only the architecture of the Palace but the Cambodian traditions related to the royal familiy, some of them are... More 

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Linschoten, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once you are in Phnom Penh, you have to go here. The palace area is huge, and there are many nice buildings. Unfortunately, we had long lines for the ticket office, and inside was busy as well. So plan your trip well, and arrive early.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The architecture is being words. Amazing tbh. Huge grand scale. Lots of good photos. Busy but ok. Costs 10 usd but includes the silver pagoda. Open in morning and afternoon. I loved it. I was blown away

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