On our tour of Phnom Penh City we will visit the capital's three main sights: Wat Phon is the city's tallest religious structure; among its many treasures, the royal palace contains a gold Buddha; and the National Museum contains examples of Khmer art.
What to Expect
A guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Phnom Penh City.
Your first stop is Wat Phnom, a 14th-century Buddhist temple. At 27 meters, it is the highest religious structure in the city.
Your next destination is the Royal Palace – a majestic building constructed in 1866 by King Norodom. Stroll through its beautiful gardens while admiring the various pagoda style structures. The silver pagoda is named after its floor, which comprises of 5,000 silver tiles. Inside, it houses a gold Buddha encrusted with 9,584 diamonds.
Finally, you will visit the National Museum – a museum dedicated to preserving the Khmer art. Among the hundreds of pieces are examples of pre and post Angkorian art.
- Local English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee and sightseeing