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Oknha Chhun St. (240), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
1 to 2 hours
40,000 KHR in... Read more
40,000 KHR including camera
Guide: 10 USD/ hour or 4093Cambodian riel.
Want a perfect get away from the busy streets of Cambodia's capital, want to see the best of the national treasures including many gold and jeweled Buddha statues, visit the Silver Pagoda with its beautiful garden, situated next to the Royal Palace.
The name “Silver Pagoda”, so precise as silver tiles cover the floor. A mention of Silver Pagoda conceptualizes bejewelled objects symbolizing some of the brilliance and richness of Khmer civilization. In order of conserve Cambodia’s cultural riches and show it to the outside world, Khmer Rouge had the Pagoda preserved. Due to Vietnamese invasion, more than half of the Pagoda’s riches were lost, stolen or destroyed.
Despite the destruction, primary Buddha statue made of emerald or baccarat crystal, other Buddha golden life-sized statue that is Maitreya or Buddha of the Future, Phnom Mondap, an artificial hill with a pavilion at its top housing a stylised Buddha footprint in bronze, eye-catching bronze statue of the late King Norodom on horseback, several stupas called Buddhist shrines can be seen and thus makes a visitor think, “whoopee this is definitely worth a visit.”
Taxi from Phnom Penh to Silver Pagoda takes about 5-7 minutes and one way fare ranges from 14836 Cambodian riel to 18260 Cambodian riel. The distance to be travelled is about 2.2 kms.
Walking from Phnom Penh to Silver Pagoda will take around 31 minutes. Walking distance to be covered is around 2.6 kms.
Sunday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Monday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Thursday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Friday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Saturday: 7.30a.m. to 11.00a.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
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