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Address: Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 23 723 949
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US$93.00*
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Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour Full Day
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US$107.00*
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour

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Little gem

By no means the prettiest Wats but it has a character and it seems more genuine as you see more monks living here and they are very friendly and nice to talk to.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
David B
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice little temple. Quieter than others and very beautiful. Greeted by a large gold buddha and silver elephants. I enjoyed this one very much. Located close to royal palace

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit if you are interested In Cambodian culture and religion ! Center of Cambodian Buddhism. No entrance fee

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

By no means the prettiest Wats but it has a character and it seems more genuine as you see more monks living here and they are very friendly and nice to talk to.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Centrally located next to Riverside Phnom Penh. But the recent renovation works, especially the use of the red color, looks highly unprofessional.

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sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't see every temple in Phnom Penh but do visit this one. Very different architecture and lots of monks busy in their activities Highly recommended

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this Wat very much ... nothing super impressive but i went there in the mid day and it was calm and peaceful and I walked all around felt like a real 'kampung" style in the alley in the back... but what i liked the most was it was QUIET .. the sound of nothing.. was great... I rested... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked this visit, there was a ceremony going on, many monksfield, nuns and photographers present, so not the usual peaceful temple visit It's free to enter and walking distance to other sites so easy to include in trip

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Richmond, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep in mind I am jaded by having travelled extensively throughout SE Asia, having seen some spectacular temples. My standard is pretty high. This is pretty run of the mill. I was there are Christmas and the outside was lit in a garish attempt at Christmas colors, which clashed horribly with the temple architecture. Once you've seen the royal palace,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spend a few minutes here before going to the independent monument. It is a very classic Wat with many locals. Definitely worth to visit.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place, Wat Ounalom, is one of the finest Wats to visit in this area of Cambodia. It is also where the holiest Buddhist Monk resides in Cambodia. He happened to be there when I paid my visit. He blessed all of my group that was there. This is a once in a life time experience. Quite the water drenching...... More 

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