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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop by and get some peace. Temple had chanting and praying going on in the big hall. That was peaceful in itself. Location is very central.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank parbendra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has an interesting history that goes back many years. The pagoda is filled with smoke from burning sticks.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Abdullah B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were walking around Sisowath Quay and decided to stop in for a short visit. It was extremely hot and humid outside so we didn’t stay for very long. Plus, the main temple seemed to be locked. It was okay because the wat was nicely...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed February 2, 2019

If you are in this area Wat Ounalom is worth a visit. Lovely clean temple to stroll around out of the hot sun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jimbobshere
Reviewed February 1, 2019

another nice and bright temple in the city. if u have time and like temples, u must stop here for few minutes and see it, its free of cost to enter

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 435jalali
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Wat Ounalom is reputedly the oldest of the five pagodas that have been founded during Phnom Penh’s first era as a capital in the early 15th century. Wat Ounalom is the centre of Cambodian Buddhism and serves as the abode of the Patriarch of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Mugunthan2015
Reviewed January 23, 2019

a very nice place to visit. cambodian culture at its best. must be visited once. no need to repeat. free entry.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StarTraveller25
Reviewed January 22, 2019

The temple is in the city center, close to all other attractions, so you may consider visiting - the temple outside is quite interesting, with many sculptures and other interesting sights. Unfortunately, the main temple is not very exciting inside - there are some Buddha...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank leuveen
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Not much to say here but the place is quite pretty from afar. We only took a picture outside and went to someplace else

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank farahhumaira
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Wat Ounalom is the seat of the Buddhist patriarch of Cambodia and is thought to be the oldest Buddhist foundation in Phnom Penh, parts of it dating back to the 15th century. An old wooden sign at the entrance to the main temple welcomes foreigners...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from bigvicSydney | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 9-5 I think
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No, you can just walk in from one of the two entrances...
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