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Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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. Put Wat Phnom into our Phnom Penh vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Phnom Penh.
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  • It is very nice and different from the others. It is cheap and worth it, i really reccomend it ..... 
  • A beautiful, quiet place to unwind with a heavenly presence and lots of little birds twittering everywhere 
  • Spent a relaxing Sunday walking through this beautiful green space.Great way to remove oneself from the bustle of the streets. 
  • A worth place to visit to know about the story of Phnom Penh city. The best thing is the very big watch in the east side of the hill, and the buddhist temple on the top of the hill. A great place for relax with natural as there are many big trees. It is opened everyday from morning until the nightfall. Tourist need to pay around 1$ for the entrance.
  • If you take a walk along the riverfront up north you'll eventually come to Wat Phnom. It is not a must-see, but is worth a visit. A nice buddhist worship place. Tourists need to pay an entrance fee of $1. A nice and quiet place that is good for photography and can be a nice break from the noise of the city (although you will be surrounded by the city's rush even inside this place).
  • Nice and quiet place to enjoy the evening. The 1$ entry foreigners is something of a buzz kill but if you can look past that, a pleasant complex.
  • An ancient Buddhist monastery located in the center of Phnom Penh Capital. The place that has played an importance role in Phnom Penh history.
  • Historical place! It is the IDENTITY of Phnom Penh! It is consider as the heart or focal point of the Capital!
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