Wat Phnom

A small hill with temple was last built in 1926 crowned by an active wat (pagoda) marks the legendary founding place of the Phnom Penh. The hill is the site of constant activity, with a steady stream of the faithful trekking to the vihear, shrines and fortune tellers on top, and a constellation of vendors, visitors. Wat Phnom is the busiest pagoda in town the night of Chinese/Vietnamese New Year’s Eve.