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Wat Phnom

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A standard Southeast Asian temple.
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Street 96 | Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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All reviews small hill nice temple big clock lady penh buddhist temple worth a visit main temple entrance fee walk around tuk tuk royal palace central market phnom monkeys trees worship incense
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the" top of the hill" .that is what Phnom means. 27 metres high hill in the city. And we saw a large queue of people ready to give "donation" as meat and eggs To the 3 stone lions and get rid of all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 2 days ago

A Buddhist temple situated on a 27-meter high hill, Wat Phnom is an important historical site in Phnom Penh and the city’s only hill. Legend has it that a Khmer woman named Daun Penh discovered four sacred Buddha statues in the nearby river, after which...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely grounds and some beautiful gardens. There is a large working clock in the lawn here aswell. Ok for a short visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 888wanderlusting888
Reviewed 6 days ago

nice wat on top of phnom (hill) in a nice park it cost 4000 Riels for barang it is also nice place to sit in the shade & relax

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pierre m
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited a few wats in Phnom Penh and this was my favorite place to visit. The cost is only $1 for foreigners and free for locals. There are a few steps but not many to the top. Once there, you have a decent view...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a small wat but beautiful. It is not very high. few stairs to go up here. I spend around 15-20 minutes here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MuallimM
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sanctuary itself was rebuilt several times in the 19th century and again in 1926. The interior has a central altar complex with a large bronze seated Buddha surrounded by other statues, flowers, candles and items of devotion and worship.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LandaCarRental
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very quiet and greeny wat in PP. You can observe every day religious tradition of Khmer people. A must to do in PP

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank I4404WKhugob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit on a hill and nicely decorated. Small temple though. Entrance us$ 1. Crowded and I felt an intruder as locals were praying. Easy to walk around. Half an hour the most

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank flipflopfiles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for people watching. Happened to be festival. Lots of people with offerings such as stalks of lotus flowers an even whole roasted pigs. Devotees stream in to the lower prayer hall to pray and place their joss sticks. Main hall after going up the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dennis Q
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Response from Tazmanwa | Reviewed this property |
No if you want to ride a elephants you need to go to Siem Reap and go to Anchor Wat
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Response from Mikehen7 | Reviewed this property |
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