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Wat Phnom
Top 6 in Can't Miss Attractions

216 Reviews
Liked by 10
Open Open from 6:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: Street 96 , Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh

What people are saying:

This place is the symbol of Phnom penh city. Daoun Penh was a name of old rich lady who found a big metal of buhda statue and then build a temple and kept in the hill. now they call as Phnom Penh (mount Penh) to remember her contribution and the place become famous.

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  • soriaphorn

    Great natural place in Town

    Dear all, thanks for your precious time to read and completed this survey. My name is Thong Soriaphorn, I am 30 years old. I was born and raised in Phnom Penh. My Bachelor Degree was Hotel and Tourism...

    Reviewed on /Date(1596607166000+0800)/
  • vonvoyageButterfly
    Angeles City, Philippines

    The temple Unexpectedly i saw a snake

    It was nice temple pay respect nice to walk around but to my surprise there a snake on my way back down so extra Little be observant of your surroundings.theres also a lot local during Sun...

    Reviewed on /Date(1595995511000+0800)/
  • Sherpa591575

    Very good to visit this well looked after Wat and gardens

    Wat Phnom, situated where street 47 meets street 92, a hill of some 27 meters with origins going back to the 1300’s. Much can be written about its history so I will condense it to saying that it deriv...

    Reviewed on /Date(1595627806000+0800)/
  • GreenFong


    I visited because it was close to the hostel we stayed at but it was a really great surprise really historical importance to the city

    Reviewed on /Date(1591325142000+0800)/
  • TheHumbleTravellers

    Birth place of Phnom Penh city

    It was built in 1373, and stands 27 meters above the ground. It is the tallest religious structure in the city. Said to be built by a lady who came from Angkor areas with help of few others and wit...

    Reviewed on /Date(1590272686000+0800)/

Additional Information


Tashan Temple is situated in Tashan. One of the images of Phnom Penh is the statue of the woman on the highest point of the slope. The earth is exceptionally delightful and there are Khmer-style reliefs all through the sanctuary. Climb the highest point of the slope to climb the pinnacle to sit above the city. There is likewise a moving tale about Tashan Temple. As per legend, in the fourteenth century, a lady named "Ben" got a statue of a Buddha gliding on the Mekong River and constructed it on a slope to assemble a sanctuary to adore it. Step by step form into a clamoring town.
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