The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia. Its full name in the Khmer language is Preah Barum Reachea Veang Chaktomuk. The Kings of Cambodia have occupied it since it was built in 1860’s with a period of absence when the country came into turmoil during and after the reign of the Khmer Rouge. The palace is a beautiful example of Khmer architecture featuring its layout of the defensive wall, throne hall, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, stupas, towering spires and mural paintings. You can visit, amongst other things, the Throne Hall, Moonlight Pavilion, Silver Pagoda, Kheamarin Palace, and the beautiful gardens that surround this Far Eastern spectacle.

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