Equestrian statue of King Norodom - Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 11° 33.772 E 104° 55.923
48P E 492591 N 1278218
Quick Description: The equestrian statue of King Norodom is located on the grounds of the Royal Palace complex in front of the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh.
Location: Cambodia
Date Posted: 4/19/2012 5:28:35 PM
Waymark Code: WME8V1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
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Long Description:
Norodom I ruled as king of Cambodia from 1860 to 1904. He is considered to be the first modern king of Cambodia. He was succeeded by his half-brother and the Crown Prince, Prince Sisowath.

"The statue of king Norodom was completed by French artist Eude in 1875 in Paris and placed on the pagoda grounds in 1892. The canopy was added by King Sihanouk in 1953 to honor King Norodom in light of Cambodia's new independence." (visit link)

The Royal Palace complex and attached Silver Pagoda compound consist of several buildings, structures and gardens all located within 500x800 meter walled grounds overlooking a riverfront park.

Admission: $3.00/person, $2.00/camera, $5.00/video camera.

Sources: (visit link) and (visit link)
Identity of Rider: King Norodom of Cambodia

Name of artist: Eude

Date of Dedication: 1892

Material: Bronze

Position: One Hoof Raised

Identity of Horse: Not listed

Unusual Features: Not listed

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