Chatomuk Mongkul - the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, the residence of His Majesty, King of Cambodia until present days, dating to 1866 is well worth the visit.

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh was built twice. First in 1434 and then again in 1866. The latter is the one you can admire during your visit to Phnom Penh.

The palace was built in 1866 by His Majesty Preah Bat Norodom. The Royal Palace is built on the site of the old citadel.

The Royal Palace consists of many impressive buildings.

The Throne Hall, situated to the left of the main entrance. It boasts a 59-meter tower. The tower roof is beautiful, having been decoratively tiered with golden coloured tiles. This building is used for high official celebrations, coronations and audiences with foreign dignitaries and government officials.

The Royal Treasury and the Napoleon II villa.

The Silver pagoda enclosure, otherwise known as the Pagoda of the Emerald Buddha. T

The main entrance is situated on Samdech Sothearos Boulevard via the Pavilion of Dancers.