Royal Palace (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)


The Royal Palace of Cambodia is a complex of buildings, even though it is generally understood to be the royal abode of the King of Cambodia. The compound was the citadel of King Ponhea Yat (1393-1463) and rebuilt to its present state in 1886, when King Norodom (1834-1904) relocated the royal capital from Oudong to Phnom Penh. The buildings with beautiful towering spires are a great example of classic Khmer architecture found in Cambodia today. This is officially the residence of His Majesty, King Norodom Sihamoni.

Details: http://www.tourismcambodia.org/provincial_guide/index.php?view=attdetail&prv=15&att=6

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