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Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh

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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  • It was built in 1373, and stands 27 meters above the ground. It is the tallest religious structure in the city. Said to be built by a lady who came from Angkor areas with help of few others and with....  more »
  • It was an enjoyable relaxing place to spend an afternoon. The temple is quiet small but the gardens surrounding it ar very nice. Worth a visit if youre in Phnom Penh.  more »
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  • 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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