Phnom Penh

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Top sights in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s bustling and engaging capital city. Down its busy streets, travelers can see all kinds of structures and attractions, from towering skyscrapers, vibrant homes, sacred temples, and holy pagodas. Anyone can see its French influence from its colonial times as well as its colorful market culture. For a list of cool Phnom Penh tourist attractions, check out this list below.

Royal Palace

Situated right beside the National Museum of Cambodia, the Royal Palace is a beautiful complex of residences and buildings in traditional Cambodian style and architecture. It also serves as the residence of Cambodia’s royal family, hence its namesake. Visitors would need to be tickets at the entrance for a small and affordable fee. Beautiful Buddhist temples are found in this attraction as well.
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Wat Phnom

Located in the heart of Phnom Penh is Wat Phnom, the center of the city and a stunning Buddhist temple. This popular tourist attraction is the tallest religious building in Phnom Penh, standing 27 meters above ground, up on a hill. Apart from the temple, visitors can also roam the surrounding park, filled with trees and greenery. This historical site is an absolute must-see in Phnom Penh!
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Central Market

Central Market is a place where locals and tourists alike can shop for clothes, souvenirs, street food, and plenty more thanks to its variety of stalls and goods. This bright yellow domed building may look quite different amid its neighboring structures, but that’s because it’s Phnom Penh’s Art Deco landmark designed by Jean Desbois and constructed by Louis Chauchon. The market’s dome is the center of four arms, providing the long hallways of the market filled with stalls.
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Preah Vihear Preah Keo Morakot

Preah Vihear Preah Keo Morakot, internationally known as the Silver Pagoda, is found on the Royal Palace’s south side. This stunning feat of architecture, characterized by its bright roofs and silver floor tiles, is home to a number of national treasures that visitors can behold, like gold and jeweled Buddha statues. The most popular is a small emerald Buddha among others. Visiting the place is one of the many things to do in Phnom Penh.
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