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Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh

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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). Using our world travel planner, Phnom Penh attractions like Silver Pagoda can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • As the royal palace, the architecture of this pagoda is falling! Just beautiful! And silver tiles on which we walk (even if hidden by mats), add to the splendor of the building. Surrounded by magnificent stupas.
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  • You have to go to the Palace with $10 entry, only then can the silver pagoda visited Sweden. The floor is therefore the name of silver. Here, the Royal art treasures are confirming
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  • who knows that this temple made of pink marbles from Italy and over five thousand pieces of silver plates on its floor!  more »