Guided tour

Half Day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom Tour

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Half Day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom Tour

From £62.96 per person

On your tour of Phnom Penh City, 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.

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  • Our half-day Royal Palace, National Musuem and Wat Phnom tour takes you to the three major sights in Phnom Penh
  • Inside the Royal Palace's pagoda is a sight you won't forget for a ong time - a gold Buddha encrusted with over 9,500 diamonds
  • At 27 meter high Wat Bonh, a Buddhist temple is the city's tallest religious structure
  • The National Museum is your chance to view Angkorian and Khmer art - pieces you rarely see in Western Europe
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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.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Entrance fees (Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda $10, National Museum $10, Wat Phnom $1)
  • Local guide at Royal Palace and National Musuem

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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...

26 September 2017

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.

7 March 2017

Very impressive program

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

11 November 2015

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