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Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy enough to find by the riverside. Large temple which is free to enter. Pretty enough to wander around for a short while.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here in the late afternoon. Because so many tourists inside for praying, I didn't go. Just returned in the gate and walking around for waiting sunset.

Thank YogaEfendi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to Wat Phnom, this wat is definitely more worth paying a visit. It is larger and it is better maintained.

Thank SuperwusirsirA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed visiting this temple. Although it's not huge, there was lots to look at that was interesting to a tourist like myself. I would definately recommend stopping by, especially as it's so close to the waterfront and the Royal Palace. It's also free to...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...near the Royal Palace and the tourist area along Sisowath Quay. Glad I came. Temple is well maintained and has some interesting objects, especially the huge mandala. I also liked the bull and elephant statues. Tuk tuk touts out front are annoying.

Thank scottofhawaii
Reviewed September 3, 2018

If you like temples, this is one of the better choices. I personally got a tuk-tuk for the day and visited several temples around Phnom Phen.

Thank VivaHawaii
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We dropped into see Wat Ounalom as it’s located basically very close to the Royal Palace which we had just visited. It’s the headquarters for Cambodian Buddhism. It’s here that the top monk resides. In its earlier days it was used as a library for...More

3  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Not much to say really. This is just a temple where people can pray. It is free and very pretty. A lot of statues of Buddah and Monks are around too. Nice place to go if you just want to take in some culture.

2  Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We visited here on our way to the Royal Palace which is just a few minutes away. Not a great deal to say about it. iThere is a hindu statue and has a classroom for students. It is very nice and worth a visit as...More

1  Thank Deryn H
Reviewed July 6, 2018

A bit of fun, our group were blessed by a monk so sat on the floor and had water sprayed all over us, got a red wool plated bracelet to help with our blessing, gave a donation for the experience. We enjoyed it.

2  Thank anniewaters
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March 11, 2017|
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Response from bigvicSydney | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 9-5 I think
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Response from travelbug47london | Reviewed this property |
No, you can just walk in from one of the two entrances...