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Royal Palace

Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 17 692 736
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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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Full-Day Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tour
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Never seen anything Ike this it is massive and the buildings are beautiful with colour oozing around everywhere. Give yourself ample time to walk round the whole palace and praying too. Take loads of pics as lots to see. It's very popular.

Thank Bubbles W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ok he may just be the head of state and not have any official power BUT you would have to say his house, temple and many other buildings in the manicured gardens are pretty special. No photos inside the buildings but there are serious displays...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here one afternoon after visiting the national museum. The buildings are really impressive, but there is very little information about them guides were available, but I thought they seemed very expensive for Cambodia. Not sure if we went in the wrong way but the...More

Thank Puppet_mongoose
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only a part of the royal palace is opened to visitors. Interesting architecture and the pagoda. There is model of the Angkor Wat temples there. It is located in the city center. Worth visiting for just to a feel of the kingdom.

Thank R.K. P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Royal Palace is a must-visit. The architecture is amazing. The jade Buddha is absolutely worth the ticket. However, sometimes they won't allow you to take photos.

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 6 days ago

The only main attraction of the capital city is the Royal palace & it s worth a visit. The structure & architecture is beautiful, the main palace building can be viewed from the windows & going inside is not allowed. The entire main hall is...More

Thank NikhilNahar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This palace is decent. We went because we had a couple hours before our flight. Make sure you wear pants and a shirt with sleeves because I ended up having to buy clothes from the souvenir shop to get in, then $10 entrance fee, and...More

Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth seeing even though much was destroyed in the years of the Killing Fields. Pleasant, clean, and easy to visit.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Consisted of several building including the throne room, the French Bungalow, and Silver Pagoda. Make sure you get a guide to tell you the history and significance of the place. It is a nice place to stroll and make selfies.

Thank lexyleksmono
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes about an hour or hour and a half to go around and inside, I was with a tour guide and enjoyed.. although quite expensive 10$ entry plus 10$ guide. They close to make a lunch pause from 11-2pm. Tuk tuk drivers waiting infront...More

Thank Anita M
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Kenneth K
Is the royal place open during the Khmer new year period?
21 February 2017|
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Response from Sean159 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know, part of the palace was closed when we visited due to a state visit by someone from Belgium, didn't see any notices indicating scheduled closures whilst we were there.....
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Por_Cuisine
Hi There, We have some guests asking us about visiting Phnom Penh and especially silver pagoda in Royal Palace, does this place require long hour visiting and how much does it cost for entrance fee, does it require local tour guide? Any good clean restaurant inside? Thank you, Por Cuisine, Siem Reap
1 January 2017|
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Response from Derrick D | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - You can probably spend 1-1.5 hours max in the entire palace and be fine. I can remember the exact fee, but was reasonable (under 7$ US I think). No tour guide required. No restaurants inside the palace, buy... More
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Alhaggert
Is the Royal Palace open on December 31st?
3 December 2016|
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Response from JackCarter2017 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like it IS open - only closed Christmas Day and New Years Day... see times below: Opening hours are as follows:- - October to March: Monday to Saturday from 9,30am to 5pm, Sundays and holidays, 9am to 2pm - April to... More
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