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Wat Ounalom

Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 723 949
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Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 23 723 949
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Close to such attractions as the royal palace and national museum, Wat Ounalom can be easily overlooked. But it is well worth a visit. A center of Cambodian Buddhism, it has a history of several hundred years. Damaged by the Khmer rouge, it has been...More

Thank KC C
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful Wat, located just off the Riverside area. A wander through the grounds and the monks quarters is a welcome respite from the noise and traffic of the rest of the city.

Thank Harold_J_Potter
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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice architecture though I would recommend only going if you're nearby. Not really worth its own trip. The tuk tuk drivers out front were particularly pesky; with multiple polite no's and no thank yous before they would stop pestering me with there details of...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

A visit to Wat Ounalom allows insight into the spiritual teachings, philosophies and history of Buddhism in Cambodia. Perhaps the most prominent and oldest of five pagodas in the country, Wat Ounalom is the centre of Cambodian Buddhism and serves as the abode of the...More

Thank Wakatipu0101
Reviewed 1 February 2016

If you only have time to visit one place in Phnom Penh, make it here! It's attractively situated in the river front area. We were lucky when we visited because the monks were celebrating some kind of reunion of three separate groups, and following a...More

Thank DavidLondon2008
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Not only is this a lovely Pagoda, with moving Memorial stones to a Japanese reporter and others who perished during Cambodia's terrible civil war, but a small shrine at the back holds a most sacred relic of the Buddha. One of the defining characteristics of...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2016

More to do in Phnom Penh are nothing much, but if you wandered you will always find something to do. The Sisowath Quay is one of the place in Phnom Penh where I love to stroll. Along this way to find the most stunning sights...More

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

After you have finished at the Royal Palace, continue along the waterfront and pop Ito Wat Ounalum. It has been refurbished quite a few times over the years so it can feel a little 'bling bling', but it has a genuine community of worshippers and...More

Thank highburychampion
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We didn't intend to visit this temple, but came across it on our way to the royal palace, it looked so beautiful from outside that we had to go in. The buildings are just beautiful, thousands of buddhist and cambodian flags flapping in all directions,...More

Thank jenkle89
Reviewed 24 January 2016

this is an extremely nice temple well worth a visit there is no entrance fees and it has some beutifull statues dotted around the yard.

Thank frank1e
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DoughnutWithRedSyrup
What is the operation hour?
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Response from bigvicSydney | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 9-5 I think
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samiansari
Is there any admission fee required for foreign visitors?
17 February 2015|
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Response from travelbug47london | Reviewed this property |
No, you can just walk in from one of the two entrances...
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