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Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh

#4 of 15 in Historic Sites in Phnom Penh
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Founded in 1373, Wat Phnom remains the city's tallest religious structure. The Buddhist pagoda features a central altar complex with a seated Buddha statue and murals depicting the Khmer version of "Ramayana." At the southwest corner of the site, you can visit a shrine dedicated to Lady Penh, where swarms of Buddhists and visitors come to offer food, flowers, and prayers. Monkeys inhabit this area, so keep an eye on your personal belongings. Make Wat Phnom part of your personalized Phnom Penh itinerary using our Phnom Penh travel route app.
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  • Dear all, thanks for your precious time to read and completed this survey. My name is Thong Soriaphorn, I am 30 years old. I was born and raised in Phnom Penh. My Bachelor Degree was Hotel and...  more »
  • It was nice temple 🕍 🙏 pay respect nice to walk around but to my surprise there a snake 🐍 😮 on my way back down so extra Little be observant of your surroundings.theres also a lot local during...  more »
  • Very well kept. An active Buddhist temple with friendly worshippers who always welcome in visitors. We go every time we are in PP and always enjoy seeing the temple and worship. A good handicraft center is also on the property showcasing Cambodian products. WC is a disgrace unfortunately
  • The historical site of Phnom Penh city. It is only one place in Phnom Penh that still have some tree so we can enjoy fresh air there. For foreigners need to pay fee to get in while Cambodian is free.

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