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Address: Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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A nice big building

It is not a must, but it is a beautiful building. Pass along if you visit the national museum, it's close by. When we were there it was decorated with coloured flags. Nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Severine B
Ghent, Belgium
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went inside and found it interesting with so many statues of Buddhas and Buddhist Monks. Just a short walk from my hotel along the water front.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not a must, but it is a beautiful building. Pass along if you visit the national museum, it's close by. When we were there it was decorated with coloured flags. Nice peaceful place.

Thank Severine B
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion its just another Wat pagoda, nothing special about this place and when i visited it look kinda empty. You can visit if you are already near but don't waste time to coming specially for that.

Thank Haim S
Vung Tau, Vietnam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was horrified to find out that they have animal sacrifices here. They also do the so-called life release here as they do in many Buddhist temples. If not for these two details, this place would be wonderful.

Thank Jungle J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is something about this "oldest temple" in Phnom Penh: storing one of the relics of Buddha Shakyamuni, monk blessing visitors, new buildings and the old (presumably original) sections, and the wide compound. Many have missed the small stupas behind the big tall building, where an old men called upon us to offer incense to the unique small buddha statue,... More 

Thank P H
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We really enjoyed visiting Wat Ounalom, the site of Buddha's eyebrow. There weren't many tourists and we were able to enjoy the religious site in peaceful quietude. There were friendly monks who were happy to explain the significance of the temple and say a prayer with us.

Thank Angelo K
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful complex. Spend time vising all the surrounding - around 1 hour should be enough to slowly walk all around and enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Marco A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Despite the tuk tuk drivers outside telling us "twenty minutes open" nearly an hour before we visited this temple properly, bizarrely at about 14:30, the main hall of this temple was still closed. Ignore the drivers at the main entrance, as they merely want you to buy their tour, however. Even if the main chamber is closed, there is still... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Around Royal Palace you can walk to many different Pagodas and you will certainly find one or even more monks talking with you You can of course just go in and stay in meditation or pray for some moments You may even find monks doing their daily rituals and with all respects due to it you can assist

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

it is a series of temples near the royal palace/national museum. You can wander around the complex and see inside some of them for free. If your lucky you can see some of the monks go about their daily rituals.

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