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Royal Palace

Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 17 692 736
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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.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“throne room” (76 reviews)
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Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's absolutely beautiful. Worth a visit. Relatively expensive given the amount of restricted areas.

Thank SMULV11
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reading the guides and trip advasor opinions we expected sth spectacular and booke 2 hrs for it. Unfortunately: 1. Half of the area and buildings are closed for public. 2. The silver floor in the pagoda is covered (probably more then 90%) with carpets, so...More

Thank 11dariuszs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Royal Palace is quite impressive, with its massive golden sphires and amazing location right at the Mekong riverfront. We were there at dusk, which meant the place was rather empty. If you're willing to spend some extra money, an actual guide (10$) would be...More

Thank Silverstarfly
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spend a half day here. The queue was quite long to get in but worth the wait as it was very special. Very good

Thank DirkDiggler69r
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Truly the best sight in phnom penh, but crowded and the entrance fee of 10$ is quite high. So i guess you have to see it, but dont expect much.

Thank FlipHo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is absolutely worth a visit. I strongly recommend to go with a private Tourguide, USD 10 at the ticket booth. None of the buildings have any descriptions as this Palace is in use everyday and the Cambodian king still...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The palace is worth a visit if you engage a tour guide when you get there. As it is currently in use there are no labels or posted information about the buildings or artefacts. A tour guide costs $10 for about 30 minutes. Unless you...More

Thank KandyC25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative walking tour given by our tour guide Kiry. He couldn't do enough to answer any questions we had and always had a smile on his face. Not only did our tour guide inform us about the history of the palace in great detail...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an interesting visit - we got a guide from the palace for $10 so it's not cheap when you add in the entry fee. But I'm glad I went. Our guide spoke great English so I asked all sorts of questions. The guides...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful buildings in a an awesome setting. We hired a guide from the entrance who spoke perfect English and who was very knowledgeable. It was well worth it for ten dollars and lasted for an hour and a half. This is a must see as...More

Thank Caz C
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MedinAsia
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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Por_Cuisine
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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