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Address: Kampuchea Krom, Str. 128, Phnom Penh 55555, Cambodia
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.

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US$60.00*
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Half-Day Phnom Penh Food Tour
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US$35.00*
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Private Half-Day Tour of Phnom Penh's Traditional Markets
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US$15.00*
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Phnom Penh Hop On Hop Off

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A Must Visit Market

A very interesting market to visit. Offers various items for sale eg. clothing, seafood, dried food, jewellery, food, fruits, household products, etc.Go early in the morning to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a popular market for tourists to buy last minute souvenirs, T-shirts, and other trinkets, but be aware you are likely to be paying extremely inflated prices if you are not prepared to bargain. Remember you are paying in US dollars, and some items are just not worth the price, unless of course you really want it! There are... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hundreds of small shops but mostly same goods. If you will go to Siem Reap do not buy souvenirs here (Less varieties and more expensive). Make bargain and buy for USD 5 when they ask USD 10. Food section was smelling so bad. Couldn't try any food but u may find a large selection of fruits.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't buy at the front row seller or near the door, they usually offer more expensive price! And in my case, I almost got fooled by the seller. She gave me less amount changes eventhough we've came to agreement after the bargaining. So, I asked her to gave me more changes! She finally gave up but cursed at me with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi I have dinner at your restaurants every good food good service and good friendly thank you so much

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of stalls! And a lot going on. A little frustrating you can't look without having someone jump and try to sell you. A lot of probably fake jewelry. Hard to tell- not sure if I trust it. 1 carat "real" emerald 5$?! Doubt it. A few sales ppl told me their jewellery was hand made by their family... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very interesting market to visit. Offers various items for sale eg. clothing, seafood, dried food, jewellery, food, fruits, household products, etc.Go early in the morning to avoid the crowd as the wet market can get very crowded.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Personally i always go there every week to buy some goods or stuff for whole next week, for the first you will think that the price is so high in here, but for next time you go there you really need to bargain the seller for a good prices. Overall this is the most known traditional market in phnom penh,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was expecting a picturesque Asian market, but this was not it. If you need a carton of foreign brand cigarettes, or toilet supplies etc, this is the place to get them among thousands of other things. But the markets in Siem Reap were much more the picture taking old Asian markets I was looking for.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This market is awesome just when you look at its architecture! You have so many different shops and everything! Just a nice place to walk around and look for things!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nothing really stands out in my opinion other that the food areas. i tried balut here and some other gross stuff. hahaha enjoyed my visit.

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