Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Khan Daun Penh, Cambodia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 46 m
Descend 45 m

Explore Khan Daun Penh in Cambodia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in Khan Daun PenhIndividual Sights in Khan Daun Penh

Sight 1: Krom Ngoy statue

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Krom Ngoy was a Cambodian poet and a master of khsae diev. His fame spread to Thailand at that time, not now and he was invited to sing for the then Thai king. He was well-liked by the king and officials and was titled "Phai-ros Loe Koern" in Thai or "Phirum Pheasa Ou" in Khmer, meaning one who is excellent in the use of language.

Wikipedia: Krom Ngoy (EN)

328 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument

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Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument

The Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, is a large concrete monument commemorating the former alliance between Vietnam and Cambodia. It was built in 1979 by the communist regime that took power after the Cambodian-Vietnamese War, which overthrew the Khmer Rouge regime. The monument is located at the Botum Park near the centre of Phnom Penh not far from the Royal Palace. It features heroic statues of Vietnamese and Cambodian soldiers in the "Socialist realist" style developed in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, together with images of a woman and baby representing Cambodian civilians. The monument is in a popular park in the middle of the city.

Wikipedia: Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument (EN)

311 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Wat Botum

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Wat Botum, the official name is Wat Botum Vatey Reachavararam literally means "The temple of lotus which was built by the king", is a wat (pagoda) located on Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is to the south of the Royal Palace on the western side of Wat Botum Park. Wat Botum is a Khmer Buddhist pagoda in Phnom Penh, built by King Ponhea Yat (1405-1467) in the 15th century, located south of the Royal Palace of Cambodia. This pagoda is one of the five oldest pagodas in Phnom Penh with ancient origins.

Wikipedia: Wat Botum (EN)

700 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: Silver Pagoda

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Silver Pagoda plusgood / CC BY 2.0

The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Royal Palace in Chey Chumneas, Phnom Penh. The official name is Wat Ubaosoth Ratanaram, also known as Wat Preah Keo Morakot which is commonly shortened to Wat Preah Keo in Khmer.

Wikipedia: Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh (EN)

288 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Royal Palace

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Royal PalaceJean-Pierre Dalbéra from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

The Royal Palace of Cambodia is a complex of buildings which serves as the official royal residence of the King of Cambodia. Its full name in Khmer is the Preah Barom Reacheaveang Chaktomuk Serey Mongkol. The Cambodian monarchs have occupied it since it was built in the 1866s, with a period of absence when the country came into turmoil during and after the reign of the Khmer Rouge.

Wikipedia: Royal Palace, Phnom Penh (EN)

978 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 6: Ounalom Pagoda

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Wat Ounalom is a wat located on Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, near the Royal Palace of Cambodia. As the seat of Cambodia's Mohanikay Order, it is the most important wat of Phnom Penh, and the center of Cambodian Buddhism. It was established in 1443 and consists of 44 structures. It was damaged during the Khmer Rouge period but has since been restored. The main complex houses a stupa that contains what is believed to be an eyebrow hair of The Buddha and an inscription in Pali.

Wikipedia: Wat Ounalom (EN)

446 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: National Museum of Cambodia

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The National Museum of Cambodia is Cambodia's largest museum of cultural history and is the country's leading historical and archaeological museum. It is located in Chey Chumneas, Phnom Penh.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Cambodia (EN), Website

474 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: Saravon Decho Pagoda

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Saravon Decho Pagoda

Wat Saravan, officially Wat Saravan Techo, is a wat in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is located to the northwest of the Royal Palace of Cambodia and southwest of Wat Ounalom. It is said to have over 3,400 manuscripts in what has been described as the largest library in the country.

Wikipedia: Wat Saravan (EN)


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