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Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh

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Architectural Building Religious Site
Located on the south side of the city's royal palace complex, Silver Pagoda houses a collection of national relics, including Buddha statues made of gold, jade, and other valuable materials. Founded in the 19th century, the silver-floored pagoda houses no monks, but serves as a depository of 1,650 artifacts mostly given to the royal family as presents. As you approach the front of the throne, notice the large golden Buddha statue adorned with a staggering 2,086 diamonds and weighing 90 kg (200 lb). Please note that the Silver Pagoda is included in admission to the Royal Palace. Using our world travel planner, Phnom Penh attractions like Silver Pagoda can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's beside the Royal Palace. The pagoda situated among the trees are beautiful. The exhibition in the middle is without air-conditioning. exhibition at the end is cooling with air-conditioning. Just ...  more »
  • Dont be taken in by the title 'Silver Pagoda' as there isnt anything silver about it! This pagoda is in the middle of the Royal Palace grounds and looks like any other pagoda except it has a jade budd...  more »
  • This pagoda is inside the Royal Palace area, so it is included in the visit. It is actually nice, the emerald Buddha is beautiful. Also, there are a lot of exhibit objects inside (in a totally disorga...  more »