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“I was reluctant at first to climb the steep stairs but I'm glad I did”
Review of Wat Phnom

Wat Phnom
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Owner description: A standard Southeast Asian temple.
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I had enjoyed the Tour, short as it was...Quite different from other Wats or Temples. I enjoyed also the fact the place was named after the lady Penh after which Phnom Penh was Eventually named! I'm not sure whether it it is a Hindu Temple . but regardless it does have it's charm..Gaudy perhaps for others but then that's what makes it stand out differently from other Wat! Even the climb is a good preparation for other Higher Altitude type of temples like Wat Chisor!m I recommend it for others to see as a part of their tours!

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Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

They charge a dollar for entry
Just take 30 minutes time for walking whole temple one of the big budish temple at Phnom Penh center of city we like

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Wat Phnom is a small Buddhist temple on top of a small hill about a mile north of the Royal Palace. It is a bit gaudy and crowded with local worshippers and a large number of street vendors and beggars as well as local couples taking a break.

To one side of the main temple, there is a small shrine (not sure to whom it's dedicated) that seems to be half sanctuary and half video arcade. Other than a statue, incense burners, etc, there is a digital clock and some electronic stuff that looks like a disco lights to my untrained eyes. Very amsuing in a post modern sense and this alone makes the visit worthwhile.

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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

The Wat of the city's namesake seemed disrespected by locals and was actually quite underwhelming. Maybe over priced for a very short visit!

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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Unless you have an interest in its religious history, driving by and taking a look might be enough. It was enough for us just to go by in a tuk tuk and take a look. Didn't seem so impt to stop after we had spent lots of time in the museum and palace.

Thank keltzar
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