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Royal Residence

Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Ranked #67 of 96 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Government Buildings
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Gateshead, England
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369 reviews 369 reviews
233 attraction reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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186 reviews 186 reviews
139 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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131 reviews 131 reviews
83 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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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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