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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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So much variety and some great shopping

This is worth going to when staying in Phnom Penh. It is huge and seems to sell everything you would ever need. We got a lot of souvenirs/gifts from here as there are a lot of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is worth going to when staying in Phnom Penh. It is huge and seems to sell everything you would ever need. We got a lot of souvenirs/gifts from here as there are a lot of options and ok prices (you do need to haggle). The food section is particularly good, we enjoyed lunch as well as some sweet treats... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A clean market where you can find almost anything for small price, centrally located and even walking distance from Sisowath Quay. When you arrive at the market remember where you entered (for instance "east gate") if you want to find your way back! A good place to spend some time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go for the afternoon and don't be disappointed if you have to take a yuk yuk home because you have bought too much stuff.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First thing... Use the bathroom before you come here. If you are unfortunate enough to have to go during your visit, you'll never forget it. It's not a deal breaker, but I needed a hug after. This is where you go to haggle and find deals. And there is great stuff to find if you have the patients and time.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommended for a couple of hours, or even longer if you're expert or seriously interested in Khmer Empire exhibits. Even if your interest is just general it's a nicely put together museum. Get an audio guide and you'll really get more out of it. When I visited there was also an interesting little display on the role of Cambodia... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Marketplace with more than hundreds of stores. Came across to me as a little messy as they have stores all over the place. Products that they sell ranges from clothes, electronics, handicrafts, jewelleries, wet market items etc. Beware of pickpockets who work in groups. Should you see a group walking past you twice, walk as far away from them as... More 

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Kingaroy, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My Husband and i visited the central market and were very disappointed. The vendors all appeared too busy on their phones to want to help you and when you wanted to buy something were not willing to haggle. I have been to markets all over the world and wouldnt recommend this one.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very clean and tidy , but fairly standard market, good when it is raining outside. be prepared to haggle hard with the stalls as they tend to quote 3 to 4 times , what you end up paying

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Central Market is quite good looking place. The market is essentially touristic and it doesn't make me excited, but it's my feeling of course. I prefer other big market places in Phnom Penh. The prices are a bit higher than in other market places. You will buy there clothes, souvenirs, watches, jewelry, foods, fruits etc. You can repair many things... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This market is regarded as a 'must see' when visiting the City, both for the range of shopping attractions and historical building, the yellow domed Phsar Thmey It is huge, there are a myriad of internal alleyways, stalls and merchandise everywhere, and more confusing as the main building is being renovated and most vendors relocated to adjacent temporary accommodation. Merchandise... More 

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