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Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 12 August 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.

2  Thank Kathleen T
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We visited here on our way to the Royal Palace which is just a few minutes away. Not a great deal to say about it. iThere is a hindu statue and has a classroom for students. It is very nice and worth a visit as...More

1  Thank Deryn H
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A bit of fun, our group were blessed by a monk so sat on the floor and had water sprayed all over us, got a red wool plated bracelet to help with our blessing, gave a donation for the experience. We enjoyed it.

2  Thank anniewaters
Reviewed 27 June 2018

tuk tuk or walk here and you'll get to walk up the highest hill in Phnom Penh! - although don't expect a mountain! There are more than one temple of differing religions at the top

Thank josoaper
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Walked around complex. It’s well worth a visit to check it out. It’s free of charge and very near the Royal Palace.

Thank Oilersfan1
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Wat Ounalom and the Royal Palace are both close by. Seeing the local sites, either on foot or via tuk-tuk is an easy one day orientation to anyone visiting Phnom Penh for the first time. If you've got the stamina, you might also consider venturing...More

Thank CBRabenecker
Reviewed 4 June 2018

My family and I made a quick stop here after visiting the Royal Palace, which is just a stone's throw away. In all honesty, we didn't really get to explore much of this temple, as it had started to rain heavily not long after we...More

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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...