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Visit the temple, of course, but be sure to look around to the sides. One is like a carnival, with lights and a recorded set of prayers being broadcast when we visited, and the other side has concrete animal statues that people will put raw...More
We’ve been to Phnom Penh previously but only driven around Wat Phnom- this time our tour included a proper visit. Would strongly recommend using a guide so you get the history of this temple.
Really enjoyed and glad to have been there.
This place is not really huge and there's not that much to see (compared to eg Royal Palace or the Silver Pagoda). However, it is a nice place to visit - the temple is at the top of a small hill, so one has to...More
There is a 1$ fee for foreigners. It is worth of it. The history of the Temple is intresting. I think you should visit the Temple because the city of Phnom Penh is named after this Temple.
Old lady Penh in the picture.
Wat Phnom would be JUST a temple if you chose to ignore all the historical facts how it all started. I love to discover every bit of the depth of meaning it holds for the Cambodian people. It’s a Buddhist temple up on a hill...More
There are basically 2 relative seasons there (rainy & dry). The sun rises early appx. late 5am+ to 6am (Cambodian time). Usually it should be appropriate from mid-7am+ after a good breakfast! Hope I answer your question... More
There are basically 2 relative seasons there (rainy & dry). The sun rises early appx. late 5am+ to 6am (Cambodian time). Usually it should be appropriate from mid-7am+ after a good breakfast! Hope I answer your question. Have a good journey! Be safe and cheers!