Phnom Penh Private Half Day City Tour
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Discover four of Phnom Penh’s finest cultural and historical attractions: starting from Wat Phnom and the beautiful Royal Palace, the trip continues to the National Museum and the Silver Pagoda, so named because of its floor that comprises 5,000 silver tiles and topped by a gold Buddha encrusted with 9,584 diamonds – arguably the most beautiful pagoda in the city.
Boasting elegant pagodas, glimmering spires, and a rich history, Phnom Penh is a must-see city in Southeast Asia. With the help of a local guide, gain comprehensive insight into the iconic wonders of Cambodia’s capital on this half-day tour.
Begin your day with a visit to the opulent Royal Palace, home to the royal family of Cambodia and a symbol of the nation. Renowned for its majestic spires and elegant design, it is one of the most significant landmarks of Cambodia. Then admire the Silver Pagoda, home to a Buddha coated with 9,584 diamonds, as well as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, with its pristine gardens. These iconic pieces of Khmer architecture are a great way to learn about the history of Cambodian kings.
Your final stop is at Wat Phnom, the tallest Buddhist temple in the city. Located in central Phnom Penh, Wat Phnom is the center of celebrations during the Khmer New Year and Pchum Ben, a 15-day religious festival. Wander the around the complex, where you can find various stupas, statues, and paintings that showcase mythological scenes.