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Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ladies have a dress code... even shawl is not allowed, need to wear T Shirt and Jean/Slacks. Entrance fee a bit costly, not much of a shelter when it rains or when its scorching hot from the sun... a LOT of walking... not advisable to...More

Thank DYYMS2
Reviewed 1 week ago

a simple pagoda, nothing special. some areas seem abandones and there are many dogs. there are other more interesting places to visit if you have limited period of time in phnompenh

Reviewed October 12, 2018

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 October 12, 2018 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 October 1, 2018

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

Thank SuperwusirsirA
Reviewed September 30, 2018 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 709kw
Reviewed September 21, 2018 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.

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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...