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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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Half-Day Phnom Penh Food Tour
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Private Half-Day Tour of Phnom Penh's Traditional Markets
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It was hot but worth a visit

I am sure you could buy about anything you wanted here. We walked up and down and when we bought an item we fealt that we had a bargain every time. Bartering is the name of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richard P
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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great fun exploring this place. We had a Tuk Tuk waiting for us and got completely lost in the maze as we forgot where we entered - doh!

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Thank JoBazOw
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am sure you could buy about anything you wanted here. We walked up and down and when we bought an item we fealt that we had a bargain every time. Bartering is the name of the game.

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Thank Richard P
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Anybody visiting Phnom Penh must come here, anything is available to buy ,Copy brand name Watches, Tee shirts, caps generally all types of clothing ,wouldn't do all your shopping in 1 day come back again .Remember to barter they will come down in price, which is expected

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was not a high point,of,our trip. It seemed very similar to all the other markets and suqs we have visited throughout the world.nothing truly unique.

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Thank Frank H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located in downtown, it's very accessible by tuktuk. There are interesting things to see, some for tourists and some for daily life for locals.

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Thank Lin M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. The place is really big. Mostly clothes and jewellery, but there is also some tech (headphones, etc.), lots of fakes and a big fresh food section. You can really barter here and we got some bargains.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful building, go early in morning as respite from heat. take time to get your wits with the bartering. Lots of jewellery, clothes, shoes etc

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This market sells everything including my favourites, copy-watches and copy-electronics for very little. I added to my collection of fake Rolex watches to go with my real one. One thing that greatly amused my wife and I were devices to make women's backsides more shapely. I assume you just tuck them inside your jeans or slacks. I've never seen these... More 

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Thank Andrew W
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found everything I needed here that I could have found in the Russian market. Wasn't more expensive, just bargained a bit harder. Bought 2 lovely Buddha paintings, a back pack and Cambodian scarves, very reasonable. Eat the most delicious fish baked in foil and survived, it was delicious $7 with 2 beers👍

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Russian market, the night market and the central one and by far this is the best one. You find absolutely everything and is full of locals buying as well.

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