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Address: Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 23 723 949
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour
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A Wat of an eye to Mekong River!

Well, it is quite right in the heart of Phnom Penh, just 700 - 800m to Royal Palace. Standing through the time and destruction, it is survived by the dark age of Cambodia, Khmer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Shou M
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Hiroshima, Japan
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Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The main attraction here is a stupa containing an eyebrow hair of Buddha with an inscription in Pali (an ancient Indian language) over the entrance.

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Thank sethlestath
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely sleepy Wat, right next to the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh has a fabulous secret side. I have visited on 3 occassions now and on each visit I have witnessed beautifully intricate carving work taking place. On one visit a whole workshop was open and inside a number of guys were carefully crafting new statues out of the... More 

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Hiroshima, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, it is quite right in the heart of Phnom Penh, just 700 - 800m to Royal Palace. Standing through the time and destruction, it is survived by the dark age of Cambodia, Khmer Rouge. If you are interested in Buddha or Buddhism, feeling free coming to see things, it might help clean your soul and clear your mind! The... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to numerous wats in Thailand and Cambodia and while this one is quite nice it just doesn't stand out compared to other wats in other cities/countries. If this is your first time in Cambodia/Southeast Asia, definitely stop in as it very lovely but if this is your 50th wat, you may want to give it a miss unless... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

a short cut from street 172 to the river and a nice place to walk through whilst observing the skills of the stonemasons and others in building this pagoda,of course comes with buddhist monks and statues.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I like to visit the pagoda when i come to any country. And this pagoda did not disappoint me. You can know more about the Cambodia culture and architecture when you visit here.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Went inside and found it interesting with so many statues of Buddhas and Buddhist Monks. Just a short walk from my hotel along the water front.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is not a must, but it is a beautiful building. Pass along if you visit the national museum, it's close by. When we were there it was decorated with coloured flags. Nice peaceful place.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

In my opinion its just another Wat pagoda, nothing special about this place and when i visited it look kinda empty. You can visit if you are already near but don't waste time to coming specially for that.

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Thank Haim S
Vung Tau, Vietnam
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was horrified to find out that they have animal sacrifices here. They also do the so-called life release here as they do in many Buddhist temples. If not for these two details, this place would be wonderful.

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