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Address: Street 19, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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They are working at restoring this Wat. At times in the past it has been rather dirty, not the best Wat to see in Phnom Penh.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They are working at restoring this Wat. At times in the past it has been rather dirty, not the best Wat to see in Phnom Penh.

Thank Canuck-SnowBird-2011
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

it is a pagoda that for the monk. It is very dirty, but the building is good. We can see many Buddha standing in the building that we can see people going there for praying,

Thank Hoeun B
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

This is yet another beautifully kept Wat. They are all similar in a way, but they do have there subtle differences. Not overly a lot to see, But Stunning none the less.

Thank Lee H
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

average place to visit, consist of different types of structural in a place.. not much interesting to mention...

Thank Davislim1359
Oahu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

We enjoyed walking through the grounds of the Wat Sarawan. School was in session so we were respectful of not making noise. We took photographs and pet some of the temple cats. It was a nice respite from the busyness of Phnom Penh streets

Thank MBPillen
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

In the street 172, there are a lot of garbage and bad smile. Why are people through them to this street?. Because, foreigner are always transport this street.

Thank Craig m
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

If you pass by it is ok to visit. But 1$ for tourists and free to everyone else. It is not that we don t want to pay but we feel so ripped off.... If you come up the stairs on the other side there is no one saying that you have to pay. Dont leave your shoes outside when... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

This temple is said to be the five original pagodas in Phnom Penh. The temple seems to be undergoing some restoration and not ready for tourists. Have a look from the outside if you around the area.

Thank nellielim
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2015

One of the five old Wats in Phnom Penh. It ndergoes still a more or less complete renovation and rebuilding, so it's not yet inviting.

Thank PoliticalAtheist
Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2015

I went to Wat Sarawan since it was written as a tourist attraction and the location is just near the market. I came there, I saw the temple and I got disappointed. I can say that it was not advisable to go there. There were monks living there and it was not well sustained. The entire temple looks dirty, hanging... More 

Thank D_Lone_Traveler

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