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Bring plenty of small change because beggars are pretty thick on the ground here, even early in the morning. Take it one at a time visiting inside the temple, as there are plenty of small children running around, and can't be trusted them anywhere near the shoes that have to be left outside the temple.
That said, it is a fascinating site, and a place of palpable spiritual power. The people of Phnom Penh really do see it as the spiritual heart of their city, and for that reason alone it is worth visiting.