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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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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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A marveling city attraction

The Royal Palace with its classic Khmer roofs and ornate gilding, is a striking structure near the riverfront. Visitors are allowed to visit the throne hall, a cluster of... read more

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Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Royal Palace with its classic Khmer roofs and ornate gilding, is a striking structure near the riverfront. Visitors are allowed to visit the throne hall, a cluster of buildings surrounding it and the astonishing Silver Pagoda complex.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to walk around. To learn more the experience is probably better with a guide since there are no signs.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good experience to see how the Royal family of Cambodia live and its rich history! Plenty to see and enjoy. Would recommend .

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Thank Jackie C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting. I'd suggest picking up a guide to take you around and explain in detail the history. The silver temple has many interesting features including the silver floor. It's worth a look if your in to history.

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a large site, with magnificent Palace (the only interior you see is a peek of the throne room through a door), elephant houses, burial stupas etc

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Yass, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was dropped here by a tuk tuk driver and decided that I would go inside. Once in the grounds, we were asked if we would like a guide and we accepted. I am amazed, absolutely amazed at how wonderful this palace is. It is large with a number of different buildings and the grounds themselves are amazing. I can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Royal Palace is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the King of Cambodia. The Kings of Cambodia have occupied it since it was built in 1860s, except during a period when the country was in turmoil during and after the reign of the Khmer Rouge. Sections are off limits to tourists. It is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is very much less crowded than Bangkok's Grand Palace yet equally, if not more, stunning. Went on a clear and sunny day. It was hot but the buildings and gardens were gorgeous. Being less crowded, it was enjoyable to explore the grounds. I did not hire any onsite guide. Would recommend it if you would like to know more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Royal Palace The Royal Palace was built during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. It is remarkably similar to the National Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, with many of the exact design features. The current King and his family call the Palace their home so certain areas were off-limits. Adjoining the Palace, separated by a walled walkway, is the Silver... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Except for the Silver pagoda, you can see the Royal Palace from the outside only. Unless you are invited by the Khmer King.

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