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Address: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour including the Silver Pagoda

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One has to imagine what it would have looked like in an earlier time. The detail work one could see on the few tiles now not protected by rugs gives a hint of once was.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

One has to imagine what it would have looked like in an earlier time. The detail work one could see on the few tiles now not protected by rugs gives a hint of once was.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Such a beautifully presented building. With priceless ornaments made from precious stones, gold and silver you can only laugh at the lack of security. A special place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Much photographed as one would expect. It is located at the southern part of the Royal Palace. I believe it is known as 'Wat Preah Keo'. It houses many national treasures, including many diamond encrusted gold Buddha statuettes. A must see place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We didn't book a guide in advance, but got one when we arrived at the Royal Palace, who gave a tour of the Palace and the Silver Pagoda ($10) Definitely worth it, we would have missed so much without the guide. Very interesting.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I love the gardens and the number of buddas on display is just amazing. Nice place to spend an hour or so. There were big renovations happening, so not all the murals could be seen. Make sure you wear long sleeves to keep your shoulders covered and pants that cover your knees or you won't be let in.

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Cannes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Within the Royal Palace compound ,great Khmer architecture, silver tiles ( only a small section can be seen), thousand of Buddhas statues ! The murals on the outer wall are very interesting.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

One of the City's main sights. The silver is mainly in the floor tiles that are largely covered by carpet to protect them. Otherwise you're going to see a fairly affluent royal pagoda - lots of gold, gold paint and gold leaf. It isn't old - built in 1962.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Like Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok, the Silver Pagoda has murals running around its outer wall telling the story of the Ramayana. The murals here, however, originally painted in 1903-4, are in poor condition and were probably not helped by a Khmer-Polish restoration project begun in 1985 but halted five years later when the money ran out. If you want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The silver tiles on the floor are almost totally covered by carpets apart from a couple oddball sections where the tiles were held together by tape. I did like the gold and diamond Buddha statue and I loved the strong fans (was hot!). Have a quick visit if you're visiting the royal palace but prepare to be underwhelmed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The opulence of this pagoda sits uneasily with the poverty and the fact that Cambodia can't afford to operate a railway system. Lovely art inside; but seriously, a solid silver floor?!

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