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Stupa of King Norodom Suramarit | by Baron Reznik
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Stupa of King Norodom Suramarit

Directly south of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is the Silver Pagoda. The official temple of the King of Cambodia, and a popular tourist attraction.


Like many temples in Southeast Asia, everything is ornately decorated. This was basically the very first destination I visited in Cambodia. Hitting up Phnom Penh before Siam Reap/Angkor Wat has the benefit that it's more of a build up to increasingly grand temple complexes.


Read the rest of this entry at the Aisle Seat Please blog.

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Taken on December 24, 2012