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Wat Ounalom

Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
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“royal palace” (27 reviews)
“nice temple” (10 reviews)
“main hall” (5 reviews)
Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Well my visit here was quite awkward really. Read a couple of reviews on here about it being really nice so I visited it and to be honest, it was nothing great. Maybe I've seen way too many monasteries, temples and pagodas that are far...More

Thank Lesly L
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Such a lovely place. I go in and sit in front of one of the main alters and do Spiritual practices. It is quiet and not overrun with tourists, a beautiful temple on the riverside. Going there is truly one of my fondest memories of...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Just a short visit and its a pleasant place. Calm and serene! Would recommend to come over in evening, as you can walk on the surrounding and its very near to national museum of Cambodia! Remember to drink lots of water!

Thank SawCL
Reviewed June 18, 2017

The importance of Wat Ounalom is in the fact that it is the headquarters of Cambodian Buddhism It is a large complex , lovingly cared for, which has stood the test of time. The people are friendly and helpful as also welcoming. The statues prayer...More

Thank Alex
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Walk passed here everyday. Peaceful place. The temple is also beautiful. There some shade to cover from the sun. So no complaint there.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This place is quite central and easy to find on the promenade. I believe is a very important wat to Phnom Penh, being the centre of Cambodian Buddhism. There are some nice statutes around the place although it was lunchtime when we went so the...More

Thank ARedRose
Reviewed May 3, 2017

In the heart of the Riverside area this is a beautiful pagoda with a number of Buddha images. A peaceful oasis in the manic Riverside area, worth a visit as this is one of the most important Buddha places in PP.

Thank AndrewA4401
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We came across this temple complex randomely and were so glad to find it! There are many houses within the complex itself, which gives a feeling that it can be a very busy place, however, at that time, the "streets" were quiet. Teenagers were playing...More

Thank Clementite
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Very important for Cambodian Buddhism. The structure is quite big. After being almost abandoned during Pol Pot time now it is again very crowded.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

A big working temple (in fact, the centre of Buddhism in Cambodia) with a monastery, in the middle of the city, five minutes away from the National Museum. Much more impressive than Wat Phnom (and it's free and easy to get in), its stupa is...More

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March 11, 2017|
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Response from bigvicSydney | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 9-5 I think
February 17, 2015|
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Response from travelbug47london | Reviewed this property |
No, you can just walk in from one of the two entrances...