Best Phnom Penh City Tour (Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Independence Monument) Half-Day

Best Phnom Penh City Tour (Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Independence Monument)

  • Duration Half-Day
  • Travel Location Phnom Penh
  • Tour Style Day Trip Tours
  • Destination Included

    Phnom Penh Capital City

OVERVIEW

Discover the historical wonders of Cambodia's capital on this half-day tour. Marvel at the majestic Royal Palace, explore the beautiful Silver Pagoda, and visit the historic Independence Monument with your knowledgeable guide.

Start your day with a comfortable hotel pickup and head to the Royal Palace, the official residence of the King of Cambodia. Marvel at the intricate Khmer architectural designs featuring a defense wall, throne building, stupas, and towering spires. See the Throne Hall, where the King's coronation took place, and pass by the Napoleon III Pavilion, a gift from the French emperor in the 19th century.

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Tour Highlights

  • Great introduction to Phnom Penh's historical sites
  • Visit to majestic Royal Palace—the king's official residence
  • Beautiful Silver Pagoda with magnificent Buddha statues
  • Independence Monument, commemorating freedom from France
  • Culture & heritage narrated by a knowledgeable local guide

Full Tour Detail

Discover the historical wonders of Cambodia's capital on this half-day tour. Marvel at the majestic Royal Palace, explore the beautiful Silver Pagoda, and visit the historic Independence Monument with your knowledgeable guide.

Start your day with a comfortable hotel pickup and head to the Royal Palace, the official residence of the King of Cambodia. Marvel at the intricate Khmer architectural designs featuring a defense wall, throne building, stupas, and towering spires. See the Throne Hall, where the King's coronation took place, and pass by the Napoleon III Pavilion, a gift from the French emperor in the 19th century.

Then, admire the Silver Pagoda which houses many national treasures including golden and bejeweled Buddha statues. See the life-sized Maitreya Buddha coated with more than 9,500 diamonds as well as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and its pristine gardens.

Your final stop is the historic Independence Monument, built in 1958 to commemorate Cambodia's independence from France. Notice the distinctive lotus-shaped stupa, a style similar to Angkor Wat, and don't miss the chance to take memorable photos of this iconic site before returning to your hotel.

Activity Location

  • Phnom Penh

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Phnom Penh City Center (Hotel Pickup)
  • Phnom Penh

Additional Info

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

What is Included

  • Guided tour of Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and Independence Monument
  • Admission fees
  • Bottled water
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Phnom Penh hotel

What is Not Included

  • Food and beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
 
 

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