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Royal Palace

Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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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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  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“throne room” (85 reviews)
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Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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"silver pagoda"
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"beautiful architecture"
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"dress code"
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"worth a visit"
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"tour guide"
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"silver floor"
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"couple of hours"
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"take photos"
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"angkor wat"
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit although due to the short visitng hours we missed the morning session and had to go in the afternoon. Entrance is a bit steep at $ 10. We still thought it worthwhile to hire a guide and a good thing we...More

Thank bombaytraveller
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place would not be everyone's cup of tea, but it is a relaxing stroll around some interesting buildings and some exhibits. Worth it if you are seeing the sights of PP

Thank GapLizzard
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The buildings were beautiful, and nice gardens to look at. You cannot go inside the buildings, just look, so that was a little disappointing. The line to get in was really long, and cost is $10USD. For me, I think it was too expensive (compared...More

Thank Rebekah W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Be sure to wear a t-shirt with a bit of sleaves in order not to force you to buy one. I had a scarf with me but the guard said it wasn't enough and so I had to buy one from the store which was...More

Thank RhodesMaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited this place with my local guide in the late afternoon (around 3:30pm), as our arrival in Phnom Penh had been delayed and we had to drop my wife at our hotel (she wasn't feeling so well). It was actually quite a nice place...More

Thank PathManSlough
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Definitely worth the 10 dollars for a guide to explain the architecture and customs as I didn't understand it before. The guide also knew that a part of the site would be closed to tourists due to a meeting going on so she made sure...More

Thank bettybooSurrey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Palatial buildings in a large compound. Better photographic conditions in the morning. We hired a local guide at the entrance gate; in our opinion it was worth it to get more of an insight into its history and present day role. The young female guide...More

1  Thank Kevan T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I know you should not compare and see it in relation to the country but if you have visited the Royal Palace in Bangkok you start comparing the two and the big winner is Bangkok. It is ok to visit but it missed the “wow”...More

1  Thank Monique M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The official residence of the King of Cambodia is amazing. W had a private guided tour which allowed us to linger at the areas in which we had most interest. The architecture, artefacts and history are amazing. Get there early to miss the crowds and...More

Thank foodyflourfairy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Honestly, I have visited this Palace 3 times without any luck of getting into it. So watch out the national holiday and short opening hours. The entrance fee is USD 10.25 for an adult. You can hire a tour guide since there is no official...More

Thank nhanswifties
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Sophie M
20 June 2017|
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Response from Pauline F | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't 😀
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Kenneth K
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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