The Royal Palace Cambodia
The Royal Palace Cambodia#Monument
The Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia. Its full name in the Khmer language is Preah Barum Reachea Veang Chaktomuk Serei Mongkol.
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'5' out of 5
"The Royal Palace is a complex of buildings that has served as the royal residence of the Kings of Cambodia since it was built in the 1860s, and is one of the must-see sites in Phnom Penh on your visit. Facing towards the East and situated at the Western bank of the cross division of the Tonle Sap River and the Mekong River called Chaktomuk, the Royal Palace is open to visitors daily except for when there is any formal ceremony held inside. Getting a ticket to visit isn't expensive. The Palace isn't very big but always worth visiting and appreciating. "
'4' out of 5
"Very interesting self guided place that is filled with many individual rooms and places of worship. Will probably take half a day to walk around. Make sure you are fully covered up i.e. long pants and long sleeves. Otherwise you cannot enter."
'5' out of 5
"The best place ever. Come to visit Phnom Penh, if you skip the royal palace, don't come to Phnom Penh because there is the best. Have some rules before visit here, you can't wear short skirt or pants. Hard to find parking and no Wi-Fi."
'3' out of 5
"Beautiful grounds with a number of incredible buildings but parts are off limits. For a comparatively large entrance fee, you don't get a lot. But still nice to see. If you're really interested, hire a guide to explain as you go"
'5' out of 5
"Nice view. Great place for you to visit if you come phnom penh"
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Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh
The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh. Formerly, it was known as Wat Ubosoth Ratanaram. The temple's official name is Preah Vihear Preah Keo Morakot which is commonly shortened to Wat Preah Keo in Khmer. The staircase leading to the Silver Pagoda is made of Italian marble.