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Address: Oknha Suor Srun Street 7, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Another magical place

All this sights are visible near each other. Temple of the Lotus Blossoms is on south from Royal Palace. We continue strolling and we didn't notice that we're in Wat Botum Vattey... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
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Roeselare, Belgium
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Next to Wat Botumvaty or Botum Vatey park this is a small very attractive collection of buildings and as we could see it from our hotel strolled through the park and what a surprise. It is a couple of very impressive buildings inside the compound. On the day we went it was busy with locals for a celebration and particularly... More 

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Rural Belgium
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had to ask a few times before we could find this place (mainly language issues), when we did, we found a special combination; lots of activity in very peaceful surroundings. Left a great impression on me.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Another very nice Pagoda to visit. The architecture is here too very lovely and invite to meditation You will have the chance here too to meet monks during or before their rituals and enjoy a moment of truth with them Nam Mo A Di Da Phat

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Thank yves r
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

A lovely tranquil place, we sat and had coffee and watched the sunset here. its out of the way, and a little bit private so makes for a nice stop from the busy side of Phnom Penh

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Roeselare, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

All this sights are visible near each other. Temple of the Lotus Blossoms is on south from Royal Palace. We continue strolling and we didn't notice that we're in Wat Botum Vattey. The temple has very interesting architecture, it is beautiful the same as the others. This is not very known by everyone, but as I mentioned if you have... More 

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Thank ShavyB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple complex!! The inside of the largest building here is just breath taking, huge golden buddhas and highly decorated ceiling and walls!!

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

In Asia I make a point of visiting the temple complexes of which some are exceptionally beautiful. Unfortunately this one didn't meet my expectations and somehow the western name 'temple of the lotus blossom' conjured up an image that the visit failed to support. I guess you don't have a valid opinion until you've visited and now in hindsight had... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The real name is Wat Botum Vathey (meaning: Temple of the Lotus Blossoms) Established by King Yat Ponhea in 1442 , Botum Wat is one of the most significant and original pagodas in Phnom Penh.The wat Was Originally named Wat Ta Yang gold Khpop Tayawng Wat and at the time of the building of the Royal Palace in the 1860s... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the Pavilion and walked over for a little visit. Beautiful place, remember to take off your hats and sunglasses. They had a few translations in French and English

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Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

The Temple of the Lotus Blossoms is a wondrous sight to see. My friends and I enjoyed every bit of walking around the old temple and assimilating the history that is was able to inform us with. The area is huge and the buildings had a school in it. The downside of our exposure though, was that there were no... More 

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