Wat Phnom

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Wat Phnom - Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Wat Phnom - Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Wat Phnom - Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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christl3 christl3
171 reviews
Yet another Wat! Nov 19, 2012
Wat Phnom sits on a little hill in the northern part of Phnom Penh city. The mound itself is only about 25 metres high, so don't expect breathtaking views or any capacity.

I found the Cinderella-style clock done into the ground on the outside beautiful and the Chinese dragon coming out of the ground nice to see too.

We didn't actually pay the $1 entrance fee because we felt it would be just another wat/pagoda. But it is sufficient to see from the outside i felt. People may not agree with me but it is worth a wander over that direction to see the outside.
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thenewextrememimi thenewex…
57 reviews
Dec 28, 2007
Wat Phnom is a nice place to spend a half hour or so in Phnom Phen. Perched on a little hill, the pagoda is a very pretty structure with a lot of random stuff around it. There's an elephant that you can ride in circles around the bottom of the hill, lots of monkeys just running loose around the place, food carts, birds to release, people praying, roast suckling pigs being presented in shrines, stairways, statues and more. There's nothing to keep you here for too long, but it's fun to play with the monkeys and wander around for a bit.
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stabber911 says:
I worked in Cambodia for 6 years on and off but I never have walked up Wat Phnom (temple hill)
Posted on: Jan 17, 2008
edsander edsander
69 reviews
Nice but not essential Oct 25, 2005
Next up was Wat Phnom, a small temple on a 27 meter high hill where many people come to pray for good luck; something I completely forgot, though The temple could be reached by climbing a stair with Naga snake heads and I bought two small birds from a woman to release for good karma. There were quite a few monkeys which were amazingly well-behaving running around the hillside, as well as many stray cats. Compared to some Thai temples I have seen this one was rather basic and felt like a poor men's version of Doi Suthep, but it was a nice visit nevertheless.
Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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