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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really, it us quite exquisite in the day, or lit up at night (though the grounds get locked up at night). Truly just something you should see if you go to Phnom Pehn. You can drive by it in a tuk tuk and miss the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 1alwaystraveling
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the major landmarks of Phnom Penh. Check out for a number of ceremonies held inside the Pagoda. Wat Phnom is used as a rendezvous by many visitors. While entry is free for locals, foreigners are charged 4000 Riels. It is better not to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BoipuS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The historical landmark of phnom penh city. Very nice place to see for city tour kaa. A lot of big tree make the atmosphare so chill. On the top of mountain have khmer pagoda and nrct there have chinese pagoda. This place local people strongly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Phicha99
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A truly gorgeous temple which is a must see. It only costs $1 to get in. A few steps to climb which is hard in the sun but worth it. You can go into the temple at the top, which is very ornate and leave...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sharonn814
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favorite temples in Cambodia. It is still in very good shape and is situated in a pleasant, park like setting that gives it a sense of peace amid the hustle and bustle of the surrounding city. Worth seeing.

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

Wat Phnom is one of the few places in the city with a park atmosphere. The Temple complex sits atop a small hill, that is an easy walk for able bodied people and surrounded by a lovely circular, garden with pathways. We visited early in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nancyk818
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This man made mound with Buddha temple on top was reputedly settled in 1372 by a well to do woman looking for a place to house her serendipitously obtained Buddha’s. The trees round about provide some welcome respite from the scorching sun. Entry is $1...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank D7366YHmarkb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple has s great storey . Across the square is a statue of lady Phenom who inspired the temple. At 1.usd this had a lovely park with a giant working clock , flower gardens and sculptures. The temple is small but peaceful a great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Orammeharg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place where lots of tourists and local will visit, tourist will have to pay a visiting fee of USD 1 per person .

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank irenel3252
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked this temple.it cost a dollar to get in.There were musicians in the temple playing traditional music (at 5pm) creating a great ambiance .Had a nice park surrounding it with lots of shade. It has a large flight of stairs so not for people...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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21 August 2018|
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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