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Wat Ounalom
Phnom Penh Top 3 in Important Religious Institution

4.3/5
109 Reviews
Historical SiteTemple
Liked by 6
Open Open from 7:00am-8:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Sothearos Boulevard, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone: +855-17-363391

What people are saying:

This is the most important site of modern Buddhism in Cambodia. You'll see lots of master monks and monks in training, as well as some tributes to monk leaders that were killed by the Khmer Rouge. It's close to the National Museum.

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  • Sherpa591575
    Sherpa591575
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    Interesting Buddhist Pagoda

    Wat Ounalom, one of the five original Pagodas in Phnom Penh, dating back to the early 1400’s. Nowadays, the HQ for Cambodian Buddhism where monks receive their training. The Khmer Rouge Regime, 1975/7...

    Reviewed on /Date(1597930609000+0800)/
  • Nicole S
    Nicole S
    South East England
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    Pleasant

    This temple is on a road divide near to the river, so set back from the river road. There is no entry fee or even organised entrance you just wander in. There are a few pagodas and a gold temple. It i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582737926000+0800)/
  • thehighroad
    thehighroad
    Los Angeles
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    Beautiful wat; go early before the tour buses arrive

    We visited about 8:30am before all the tour buses and tourists arrived. It was beautiful and calm and we enjoyed walking around. Our timing was great for not having to deal with crowds and noise, bu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1581400788000+0800)/
  • C8070DRphillips
    C8070DRphillips
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    One of the four major Buddhist temples

    I lived in Phnom Penh 2002-2017 and taught English informally at the dormitories. House 7 was renovated but House 45 was a colonial relic. This Wat covers a city block. The monks and students are fri...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580582870000+0800)/
  • Perry B
    Perry B
    Hong Kong, China
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    Incandescent beauty!

    This was one of my favourite Wats to have re-visited both this time and on earlier occasions. It was a total treat to be able to see the monks at prayer and going about their daily business, calmly s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579979439000+0800)/

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