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Address: Sothearos, between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Description: Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver...
Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5329 silver tiles, each weighing 1.125 kilograms.
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Go early to beat the crowds and the heat. The place opens at 8. I got some great pictures of the palace and the gardens with no one standing in front of things. Word of warning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Go early to beat the crowds and the heat. The place opens at 8. I got some great pictures of the palace and the gardens with no one standing in front of things. Word of warning on a scam out the front. I was out the front at around 7.45 taking photos when I was approached by a tuk tuk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We hired a guide and it was well worth the $10 US we spent for the one hour tour. The Silver Pagoda was a highlight with the 5329 silver floor tiles. The tiles are mostly covered up by carpet to protect them but still amazing. In the center of the Pagoda there is a magnificent Emerald Buddha statue. The Palace... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This was the highlight of Phnom Penh. Very interesting. Lots of history and interesting displays and architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Must see if in PP. Beautiful architecture and carvings as one would expect from a royal palace. I especially liked the detailed paintings of the Ramayana

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Apparently the land value here is around $3m, which makes you wonder why Cambodia can't afford to run a railway. That said, there are some remarkable things to see in this complex of gorgeous buildings constructed along traditional lines. Sadly the 'feel' of the palace and gardens is inevitably spoiled by the number of visitors, but I don't think a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The palace was beautiful , but , I got bored after an hour. There is a dress code . Check this out before you go , so , you're not disappointed if they refuse you entry.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens and buildings, but rather dissapointed that you could not see more inside the palace. The cabinets housing precious metal looked like the needed a good clean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing architecture,be sure to go in the morning as it gets so hot.The gardens are lovely and make sure you wear the right clothing to be admitted.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Curiously famous for its silver floor the silver tiles are peeling apart and show signs of clumsy use of tape to keep them down. The tiles need to be reset and shown off with pride...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The Palace , the Silver Pagoda, grounds, were all beautiful and worth seeing. It is a shame the current king has no power, but it is important to visit the Palace..I recommend having a guide or you are just looking at buildings and not learning the history.

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