Tour route
Royal Place, Silver Pagoda, Raung Damrei Museum, National Museum of Fine Arts, Toul Sleng Museum of Genocide, Cheung-Ek Killing Fields, Wat Phnom
1 Day
8 AM / 5 PM
Tour type
Day Trips

Phnom Penh 10

The city tour above included entrance fee to most important place in Phnom Penh, such as Royal Place, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, Raung Damrei Museum. The Palace building and Silver Pagoda are located with in the same walled ground. The Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90 kilos and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha. And then move to National Museum of Fine Arts, next to the Royal Palace was dedicated by king Sisowath in 1920. Over 5000 objects are on display including Angkorian era statues, lingas and other artifacts, most notably the legendary statue of the “Leper King” Though the emphasis is on Angkorian artifacts, there is also a good collection of pieces from later periods, including a special exhibition of post-Angkorian Buddha figures. Afternoon, we visit Toul Sleng Museum of Genocide and Cheung-Ek Killing Fields. Then visit Wat Phnom, a small hill crowned by an active wat (pagoda) marks the legendary founding place of the Phnom Penh.

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