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Address: Sothearos, between Street 240 & 184, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 85517692736
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08:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver...

Still the dwelling place of the king, this palace contains the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is made up of 5329 silver tiles, each weighing 1.125 kilograms.

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Beautiful grounds, photogenic.

Plenty of photo opportunity in this gorgeous surroundings, visitors are not allowed into most buildings but there are plenty of statues, fountains, gardens to admire. Plan on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are many rave reviews of this complex of Cambodian buildings and beautiful gardens so I will add no more than you must visit and see the splendor. Please note the opening times which are 8:00am to 11:00am, then 2:00pm to 5:00pm. My visit took all afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty of photo opportunity in this gorgeous surroundings, visitors are not allowed into most buildings but there are plenty of statues, fountains, gardens to admire. Plan on spending more time inside the Silver Pagoda where you will learn more about the local culture and religion. Buddhist and Hindu relics coexist in this Palace.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Make sure you take plenty of pictures and water with you, especially on a hot day! Watch out for the tuk tuk drivers when you leave, they love to harass you for your money.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The entrance ticket is a bit pricey, but overall still worth the visit, for it's mesmerizing architecture! Love the mini Angkor Wat very much! Noted with the dress code, sleeveless and shorts are not allow! Anyway, they do sell pants and shirt at usd 3 for each... For more info, visit my write up in blog, search"royal palace"

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very interesting and lots of beautiful buildings. Not very expensive to get in and if you have a guide book there isn’t much need for a guide unless you want to spend a few hours looking around. We took about an hour to go around everything and were happy with the guidebook descriptions (Rough Guides book of Cambodia). It was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The palace and surrounds are beautiful. Yet experience was marred. Many women were wearing sleeveless long dresses with scarves to cover their shoulders upon entry, yet I was barred from entry until I bought a overly expensive t-shirt. A tourist money spinner I imagine. I had read reviews that using a scarf to cover shoulders was ok. I may have... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't very impressed with the Royal Palace. Don't get me wrong, the building is amazing but it feels fairly empty and boring. A lot of other people seem quite impressed though so maybe it's just me.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although I was covered they wouldn't let me in. But in the end didn't mind as $25 each expensive . But plenty of other places to visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal Palace with its classic Khmer roofs and ornate gilding, is a striking structure near the riverfront. Visitors are allowed to visit the throne hall, a cluster of buildings surrounding it and the astonishing Silver Pagoda complex.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to walk around. To learn more the experience is probably better with a guide since there are no signs.

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