According to legend, a 14th-century woman named Penh found sacred Buddhist objects in a nearby river and placed them here on the small hill that is now home to Wat Phnom.

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318667
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Wat Phnom
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
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Wat Phnom - Phnom Penh, Cambodia