Photo of the Week: Cambodia’s royal palace

Cambodia’s royal family still lives in the royal palace in Phnom Penh so you don’t have access to the whole thing.  The parts you can visit, however, are beautiful.  In its intricacy and ornateness, the palace felt like a Cambodian version of Versailles, the wedding cake of homes.

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2 thoughts on “Photo of the Week: Cambodia’s royal palace

    • Yeah, I noticed the similarity. I’m not sure the Cambodians copied the Thai. It might have been the other way around. That’s what happened with dance; the Thai invaded at some point and brought the Cambodian ballet back to Thailand.

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