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Royal Palace

Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 16 692 736
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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.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Sothearos | between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 16 692 736
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When you visit this you'll be in awe of the amazing architecture and riches inside. Come as early as you can because it will be pack full of tourists in no time!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We followed other people’s advice and took a guide for $10 and we were happy we did it. Our guy Ritz - however that it’s spelled - was very informed but more than this - I guess we could have found this information in a...More

Thank Boicccass N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Typical tourist temple destination. It was ok. You can get blessed there which I didn’t do but would be probably the only real reason to go there. Lots of closed off buildings and construction too. All in all, I really could have not gone and...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don't waste your time and money unless you're obsessed with royalty or something stupid like that. We got charged extra for paying in USD. We walked around the complex for 30 minutes while realising just how bored we were with it all. IDK maybe we...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Royal Palace is a beautiful location, with gorgeous buildings and sculpted gardens. Some lovely photo opportunities. I wouldn’t classify this as a must-see, it’s more a “nice to see if you have the time”.

Thank Lauren E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A wonderful place filled with amazing architecture and ancient relics. A stark contrast to the genocide museum but nether the less, a must visit attraction in Phnom Penh.

Thank Weathered83
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Royal Place is a must-see if you are in Phnom Penh. I would highly recommend that you use a tour guide. Besides getting in easily, he was able to show us all the fine details of the Palace. I believe if you just wandered...More

Thank Lavakids2003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was on an organised trip so had a guide. It's worth a visit like all touristy places are, that's why you go on holiday!

Thank carolewelltravelled
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The palace is a delightful place to visit when in Phnom Penh. Situated close to the waterfront there is usually a cool breeze to temper the heat as you move from one glorious building to another. The architecture is amazing and mirrors the style seen...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to look at. The street is closed to traffic so great to let kids wander. Unfortunately lots of beggars around the area and they use their children to approach tourists. Surprisingly I was able to use it as a learning opportunity with my kids...More

Thank OutbackGal
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20 June 2017|
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Response from Pauline F | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't 😀
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.....
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