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Visak Bochea Day 2023

Imagine yourself among hundreds of Buddhist monks, carrying bowls of lotus flowers in a holy procession around the city. This is how Buddha’s Birthday is celebrated in Cambodia

Visak Bochea Day
Visak Bochea Day

Visak Bochea festival commemorates the anniversary of the Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and death. You can fully experience the celebration attending the ceremony near Preah Reach Mount (also known as Oudong), around 40 km away from Phnom Penh, where the relics of Buddha. People of all ages walk with candles, incense sticks and lotus flowers in hand. Thousands of lights create mystical atmosphere and unforgettable experience for everyone.

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