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Address: Between streets 126 and 136, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Description: Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour

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Go there if you need souveniers

Go there if you need souveniers. So much cheaper compared to the markets in Siem Reap. Not only for tourists. A lot of khmer people there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Go there if you need souveniers. So much cheaper compared to the markets in Siem Reap. Not only for tourists. A lot of khmer people there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Having seen other markets like this in other parts of asia this was nothing special. Thailand has much better markets in my opinion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lots of different market stalls selling everything. If your looking for good quality underwear then the market can provide for $2 a pair Calvin Klein.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

More for the arhitecture and nice restauration of the building by the French than for really shopping, except for jewels. For an authentic food and everything else local market, add a visit to Orussey market!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The building is lovely. Arcades running of a central atrium. It's quite cool inside also. If you want a Rolex, Tag Heuer or Chanel watch, this is the place for you. There are cabinets full of them. Cheap Cheap, best price. Its fun. I did get a couple of fabulous scarves as gifts, and a bag and a backpack and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

As one of the main tourist orientated markets in Phnom Pehn this is worth a visit. There are various stalls open to the outside air selling a variety of tourist souvenirs. We visited the main central market which leads on the supply of jewelery and gems. There are some competitively priced precious stones on offer but be cautious of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I am not much of a shopper but this is one market that I have enjoyed in all my travels. The very first reason why I love this market is because of its symmetry and just elegant architectural design. The central part of the Central Market is a beautiful dome with beautiful and decorative ventilations. The inside is enormous and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to the central market. We had great fun bartering and purchasing there. Great variety of goods available at reasonable prices. Highly recommend. Rebelcitygirl

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I had previously been here without my sister in 2009 and 2011 and stall sellers were selling their stock for peanuts. I mean anything you wanted they sold it. It was the cheapest market I had ever been in. When I went home I raved about it to my sister.so in January we went. I couldn't have been more disappointed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A good place to shop, especially that is more foreigner-friendly than other markets in Phnom Penh. The prices vary, there are original and (mostly) not-quite-original goods available for purchase. The quality is good for the price - if you need to resupply your shirts, this is the place. If you buy more, you can get a discount - haggling skills... More 

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