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Address: Street 96 | Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Description: A standard Southeast Asian temple.
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I have really enjoyed Wat Phnom over the years but it dissapoints me to see how dirty and disgusting it has become. I used to run up and down the stairs on the western side, away... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The Wat Phnom is a huge nice temple in the middle of Phom Penh. A must to go if you are here. Take some photos!

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I have really enjoyed Wat Phnom over the years but it dissapoints me to see how dirty and disgusting it has become. I used to run up and down the stairs on the western side, away from most of the tourists, but the smell of human faeces that I had to dodge and run across was so bad I gave... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I spent a good hour sitting on the floor of this temple. The grounds are amazing in and of itself. There are relief carvings on the walls near the steps leading up to the main temple that are a must see. Don't miss a thing. It's beautiful.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Short climb toward this higher hill in this little small little temple told by our guide. Lots of trees and place to sit down some part of the area on going some restoration and renovation.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've escaped from the office and had taken a tuk tuk ride through PP. although there looks to be very little here, you have to keep an open mind and take in everything you see. The name of Phnom Penh, came from this Wat. Penh is the name of the Lady who discovered the hill here and PP means Penhs... More 

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france
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Really enjoyed my visit here, very interesting. Crazy city, found some calm here and was pleased to have visited

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Not too long or high a walk up the hill to the stupa at top. Lots of trees and refreshing breeze blowing to cool you off. A good place to sit down and relax and enjoy the breeze.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the heart of the capital Phnom Penh. Grandmother Penh found 4 small Buddha statues inside a tree near this location hence this was built. Worth a quick visit.

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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We passes by Wat Phnom by night and had a look from the outside as it was illuminated. Not something special but nice to see when walking around. In the night there arw as well plenty of small and big bats fliying around eating the nugs attracted by the light.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice little Wat or Temple. Nothing much to see here for a tourist. It is strictly a religious place. Architecture is Ok nothing extraordinary. No harm done by skipping this place. $1 entry fee charged. For complete details to plan your Cambodia Trip, check my blog post: http://ultracoolsolitarywanderer.blogspot.in/2015/06/cambodia-7-10-days.html

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Address: Street 96 | Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh

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