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Cambodia is a country known for its amazing temples, and Wat Langka in Phnom Penh is one of the most unique ones, as this Buddhist temple played a major role in the recent history of the country. During the bloody reign of the Khmer Rouge, nearly every Buddhist temple in Phnom Penh was destroyed by order of the brutal dictator Pol Pot. Wat Langka managed to avert this fate, as it was used as a weapons storehouse for the Khmer Rouge. Today, this 15th century temple stands as a symbol of the spirit and endurance of the Cambodian people.

  • Take a meditation class from one of the Buddhist monks at Wat Langka and you will learn how to tap into your psyche, or at least get a welcome break from the bustle of Phnom Penh.
  • Grab some bai sach chrouk and sweet iced coffee—a common snack in Phnom Penh—from one of the street vendors on the perimeter of Wat Langka.
  • Explore the interior of the Wat Langka complex and you will find many interesting statues and memorials that pay tribute to those lost to the Khmer Rouge.

Phnom Penh can be a challenging city in which to get around, as the roads are not always up to Western standards and public transportation is limited. This is why the best way to get to Wat Langka is simply to hire a taxi and go directly there. Those that want to spend the day taking a cultural tour of Phnom Penh should just hire a driver for the day. It is not only inexpensive, but will give you a local perspective on the sights of the city and allow you to contribute to the economy at the same time.

Hotels near Wat Langka

38 hotels near Wat Langka

1 Landscape Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

No 443, Street 258 Map

Landscape Hotel Phnom Penh is a boutique hotel situated in the charming city of Phnom Penh. Combining elegance and luxury, the hotel invites travellers for a relaxing and memorable stay. The bus... More

2 Frangipani Living Arts Hotel and Spa

4 stars
3.8 / 5

#15, Street 123, Toul Tom Pong I, Khan Chamkarmon Map

Frangipani Living Arts Hotel And Spa is a tropical style retreat offering stylish accommodations situated in a trendy neighbourhood, ideal for travellers in the heritage-rich Cambodia capital.... More

3 Queen Grand Boutique Hotel & Spa

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

Street 258 Map

Is located near to iconic Royal Palace which is an official Residence of Beloved King Sihamony. The significance architecture of the building eminently suited for Grand Hotel. Strategically located... More

4 Villa Sovanna Boutique Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5

#6, Street 21, Bassac, Chamkamorn Map

With stylish spaces positioned conveniently close to top points of interest, Villa Sovanna Boutique Hotel makes for an ideal starting point for corporate and leisure travellers seeking to explore... More

5 King Grand Boutique Hotel

3 stars
3.9 / 5 8 reviews

No 18, street 258 , Sang Kat chak tomuk Map

King Grand Boutique Hotel Phnom Penh offers travellers a modern base while discovering the tradition, culture and arts of the Cambodian capital. This Phnom Penh hotel places tourists within close... More

6 Frangipani Royal Palace Hotel and Spa

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

#27, Street 178, Sangkat Cheychumneas, Khan Daun Penh Map

Just a 2-minute walk away from the Royal Palace, Frangipani Royal Palace Hotel is located in the lively River Front area and offers contemporary, air-conditioned rooms with wooden flooring. It also... More

7 White Mansion Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5

No. 26 Street 240 Map

Housed in an elegant Cambodian mansion with a relaxing and tranquil ambiance, White Mansion Hotel Phnom Penh makes for an idyllic city retreat for chic holidaymakers exploring the capital of... More

8 Salita Hotel

3 stars
3.6 / 5

# 70, St European union 143, Map

Hotel features cosy accommodations that boast of picturesque views of the city. The hotel places holidaymakers within close proximity to cultural landmarks such as Independent Monument, Royal... More

9 Monument Hotel

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

22S, Street 29 Map

Monument Hotel Phnom Penh allows holidaymakers and nature lovers to escape the bustle of city life and see beautiful historical architectures, lush greeneries and heritage sites of Phnom Penh... More

10 Royal Inn

3 stars
3.8 / 5 9 reviews

128D8, Street 3, Sothearos Blvd, Map

Royal Inn Phnom Penh is located close to the Phnom Penh Centre. It is also just minutes walk from the Royal Palace, business centres, shopping venues and restaurants. Some of the surrounding... More