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Royal Palace

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Address: Sothearos, between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 85517692736
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08:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver...

Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5329 silver tiles, each weighing 1.125 kilograms.

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Unique stupa

A palace for king. Blue flag were up today, meaning his Highness was in the palace. A grand palace that welcomes all the head of countries, a few stupas placing ashes of previous... read more

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A palace for king. Blue flag were up today, meaning his Highness was in the palace. A grand palace that welcomes all the head of countries, a few stupas placing ashes of previous kings, with king Norodom Sihanouk`s stupa design similar to bantaey srei.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a must-see to visit this palace. You get a glimpse into the ancient Cambodian culture. Grounds are spacious many exquisite buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a beautiful iconic structure situated by the Mekong River. Lots of stunning architectures and very beautiful garden too. You must pay if you want to bring your camera in to take pictures. You can hire an in house guide to have a better understanding of the royal palace. Bring water along with you as you will thirst for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My first royal palace visit, but I don't come in because it's not worth 6$. But if you have much money, just discover it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are many rave reviews of this complex of Cambodian buildings and beautiful gardens so I will add no more than you must visit and see the splendor. Please note the opening times which are 8:00am to 11:00am, then 2:00pm to 5:00pm. My visit took all afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plenty of photo opportunity in this gorgeous surroundings, visitors are not allowed into most buildings but there are plenty of statues, fountains, gardens to admire. Plan on spending more time inside the Silver Pagoda where you will learn more about the local culture and religion. Buddhist and Hindu relics coexist in this Palace.

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Make sure you take plenty of pictures and water with you, especially on a hot day! Watch out for the tuk tuk drivers when you leave, they love to harass you for your money.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The entrance ticket is a bit pricey, but overall still worth the visit, for it's mesmerizing architecture! Love the mini Angkor Wat very much! Noted with the dress code, sleeveless and shorts are not allow! Anyway, they do sell pants and shirt at usd 3 for each... For more info, visit my write up in blog, search"royal palace"

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting and lots of beautiful buildings. Not very expensive to get in and if you have a guide book there isn’t much need for a guide unless you want to spend a few hours looking around. We took about an hour to go around everything and were happy with the guidebook descriptions (Rough Guides book of Cambodia). It was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The palace and surrounds are beautiful. Yet experience was marred. Many women were wearing sleeveless long dresses with scarves to cover their shoulders upon entry, yet I was barred from entry until I bought a overly expensive t-shirt. A tourist money spinner I imagine. I had read reviews that using a scarf to cover shoulders was ok. I may have... More 

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