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Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

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Half Day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom Tour

1. Half Day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom Tour

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 (under renovation) – 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.

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What people are saying about Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

I really enjoyed the tour. The tour guide was very attentive in speaking English. Being Canadian I had no problem with it. He was very informative and efficient in how he organized the tour. Being a solo traveller, it was awesome having some to take my pictures of me being in the picture! Thanks again...

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The pickup took place On time I saw everything as it was described, the museum and the Pallast are worth it, the time is also sufficient the guide spoke a very understandable English and also took the time for explanations, I can only recommend it.

Great half-day tour of Phnom Penh

My friend and I had a short time in Phnom Penh and booked a half-day tour. Our guide, Kim, was great. He was very knowledgeable and fun. The Royal Palace, Wat Phnom and the National Museum were very interesting.

Wonderfull to see the Royal palace and Pagoda

The guide was very knowlegeable and enthousiastic. It was a great half day tour to see some of the most beautifull sites in Phnom Penh.

Very impressive program

English speaking guide, safe driver, well-kept vehicle. Unexpected closure of the palace was offset by an alternative offer.