Kingdom of Cambodia: Phnom Penh

In the December 2018 I had a chance to visit Cambodia. My trip began in the capital Phnom Penh, the country’s biggest city located on the banks of the Tonlé Sap and Mekong rivers.

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Riverside next to the Royal Palace on a rainy day

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Flower markets are abundant due to many Buddhist temples.

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Wat Ounalom – a major Buddhist complex next to the riverside

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Unusual building of the National Museum of Cambodia

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Pigeons next to the Royal Palace

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Peaceful Wat Botum Park next to Wat Botum – “Temple of the Lotus Blossoms”

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Golden bird and the playground in Wat Botum Park

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A view from one of my favourite places – a Buddhist temple Wat Phnom.

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Entrance to Wat Phnom from the street

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Pink guardians of the temple.

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On top of the hill, around the corner of the Wat Phnom temple. Here, in the centre of a busy city, it feels calm and relaxing.

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Hot frog from Singapore? 🙂

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And riverside again during daytime – my most favourite place.

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