The Silver Pagoda lies next to the Royal Palace, only separated by a wall. It is named in this way, because its floor is covered with over 5000 silver tiles weighing 1 Kg each. Initially constructed in 1892 in wood it was rebuilt in 1962. Within the Silver Pagoda compound there are a number of pavilions and stupas dedicated to Cambodian kings.
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