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“Confusing”
Review of Wat Ounalom

Wat Ounalom
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour
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Private Tour: Phnom Penh City Tour Full Day
Ranked #17 of 123 things to do in Phnom Penh
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Confusing”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

This is near the Palace - with the King's funeral things were a little confusing in this area - the Temple was average with a huge space but very few statues - monks were not too friendly either

Visited February 2013
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weymouth dorset
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“Nice”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Lovely area and nice looking Temple, but they all seem to have this obsession with Led lights as decoration !

Visited January 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Beautiful, quiet”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

You have to go here. So close to the river front and main restaurant street. This is also free, as I recall. There weren't many people when I went there (mid afternoon in late Dec) - very few tourists, and grounds keepers, so you should have a relaxing time!

It boasts displaying "Buddha's single eyebrow hair." I apparently went in the temple for it, but didn't see anything, nor could anyone tell me about it. oh well.

Visited December 2012
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Singapore
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“Interesting Temple thought not Particularly Beautiful”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Phnom Penh is fairly light on sights and this is one of them that is moderately worth visiting. It is an interesting temple, not particularly beautiful, at least not compared to many others. In fact it is like so many others that dot the Cambodian landscape. Still it comes with its own site-specific story and makes for a nice half an hour visit.

Visited December 2012
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“Peaceful. Magic.”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Magical experience. Go when there is little tourist.
The upstairs sanctum is a great place to meditate, because it is away from the maddening crowd.
The monks, some who speak English, were nice to have introduced the upper floor.

Visited December 2012
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