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Wat Ounalom

Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
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“royal palace” (27 reviews)
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Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like visiting this Wat when there is a festival on, or Khmer New Year especially, very vibrant atmosphere during festivals.

Thank Tola1901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple complex is one of the landmarks of downtown Phnom Penh. There's some renovation work taking place on one of the buildings but the others are intact and you can wander around inside freely. Don't believe the taxi touts who tell you it's closed...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just one of the many pagodas. well place. calm and cool. not many visitors. only for religious minded persons.

Thank Atis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another fine example of Cambodian architecture and very beautiful monument. Add this to your photo shoots.

Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So full of life. Amazing active buddhist monastery. We were there during the 15-day Phjum Ben Ceremony, in which Cambodians return to their hometowns to their local Wats to honor their ancestors.

Thank Alyssa Kathryn B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

this wat, Pagode, has been deeply damaged during the war. It is nowadays a lively place and temple, with view on the tonal sap, but not the most beautiful way you could see. It is interesting however because it is daily used by locals.

Thank patrick M
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This not the biggest ever temple but it is quite pretty with ornate decoration and nice architecture.

Thank annamaychang
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Massive temple complex among the most important wats in Phnom Penh. Architecturally stunning with loads of intricate details & religious significance (Buddhist). Very close to the Palace, National Museum, etc. Put this on your must-see list. It is a temple complex & appropriate attire is...More

Thank TravelTellers
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Well my visit here was quite awkward really. Read a couple of reviews on here about it being really nice so I visited it and to be honest, it was nothing great. Maybe I've seen way too many monasteries, temples and pagodas that are far...More

Thank Lesly L
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Such a lovely place. I go in and sit in front of one of the main alters and do Spiritual practices. It is quiet and not overrun with tourists, a beautiful temple on the riverside. Going there is truly one of my fondest memories of...More

Thank Mark T
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11 March 2017|
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Response from bigvicSydney | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 9-5 I think
17 February 2015|
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Response from travelbug47london | Reviewed this property |
No, you can just walk in from one of the two entrances...