Phnom Penh - Wat Phnom

Phnom Penh Travel Blog

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Remember this face! This monkey will bite you if you do not give him food, or if you tease him with food. Luckily, he has very few teeth (as my mom found out).
We spent the whole day wandering around the city. Basically, we had to come back to Phnom Penh to get our visas to get into Vietnam. You cannot get your Vietnamese visa at the border, so it is important you do this ahead of time! It costs either $25USD (if you want it for the next day) or $35 USD (if you want it same day). It would be wise to check and see if your country is not required to pay for the visa first (sometimes they might "forget" to tell you that and they'll take your money).

We visited Wat Phnom at one point during the day. It pretty nice to see, but please expect to pay $1 if your are a foreigner. Although the temple is really nice, the best part of this place is the monkeys they have roaming around! Buy some lotus seeds and feed it to them. They'll take it right out of your hands! If you are female, watch out for the monkey referred to as "Madame Barang" (Mrs. Foreigner). This monkey gets jealous of women (yes, human women) and tried to attack me. It wasn't serious or anything, and I still laugh about it, but I wouldn't want one of those things biting me!
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