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Royal Residence

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Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Beautiful buildings and gardens - worth a visit. However its a shame to see such wealth in a country where less than 30% of the children can go to school

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
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dublin
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Beautiful buildings and gardens - worth a visit. However its a shame to see such wealth in a country where less than 30% of the children can go to school

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just a small residence not open to the public where a former king used to stay when he was in Siem Reap. More interesting is the big park across the street and the small temple where foreign travelers come to seek blessings.

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Gateshead, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I stumbled across the royal residence, a summer retreat if you call it that for the King to visit whilst in Siem Reap. It is located on National Route 6 ( Airport Road ) close to the river with an attractive garden area on the other side of the road. It is a fairly simple white structure which doesn't really... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Relaxing at the green garden in front of the palace! There are a lot of big trees surrounding and many big bats. there is pagoda in front of the palace where many local came to visit and pray for peaceful, happiness, healthy and prosperity.

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is just a royal residence for King of Cambodia to stay whenever he visits Siem Reap. His residence is the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. I was quite curious why are there 2 buildings - one is behind a locked gate and one is not. But the guide could not really tell me.

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Halifax, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Very elaborate residence that left me wondering why there are so many opulent palaces in a country filled with poor starving people with missing arms and legs left to beg????

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Henderson, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

don t waste your time to try visit this place just ask your driver to past a front is on the way to the temple so you can see it on the road No visit allowed.

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opole
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

living real royal residence - no entry , just outside ,just take a photo, and go away !!!! you can talk to guard , have his cap to take photo , just 20 metr are beautyfull temples , park, so its good have posibility to visit anather atraction of siem reap

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
106 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

This is maybe the smallest Royal Palace in the world. The architecture with some Khmer touch but european style building. The door entrance was quiet nice toward the Royal Garden in front of the Raffles Hotel

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Hobart, Australia
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136 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Not open to the public but close enough to the town centre to walk past if you are interested in architecture. No problems taking photographs - the guards seem to be too busy reading the paper!!

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