Silver Pagoda Phnom Penh Cambodia, The Silver Pagoda is located on the south side of the Royal Palace in Chey Chumneas, Phnom Penh. The official name is Wat Ubaosoth Ratanaram, also known as Wat Preah Keo Morakot which is commonly shortened to Wat Preah Keo in Khmer.
The pagoda is covered more than five tons of gleaming silver in the form of 5,239 silver plates made by hand.
The pagoda is also known as the Golden Pagoda cause of a life-sized gold Maitreya Buddha decorated with 9584 diamonds, the largest of which weighs 25 carats. The statue was cast by King Preah Bat Samedech Preah Sisowath in 1904 according to King Norodom’s last message.
The pagoda is sent to Buddhism style and there were only one monk who attended the pagoda and the monk was the late king Sihanouk and royal families. currently, the site is open for Phnom Penh tourism and everyone can visit the site
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