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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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  • Visit the silver Pagoda and the Royal Palace. Recommended lead Guide, otherwise don't understand the history of the site, unless you are knowledgeable. At the time the building was under construction for what it has not been possible to visit
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  • The Silver Pavilion outside its legends of construction provides no artistic or spiritual emotion. It is a very ordinary place given the beauty of the Plains and temples in the North of the country.
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  • A tour guide seems to be necessary to explain more about the architecture and Buddhism and Buddhism in Cambodia.  more »