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“Worth going” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Central Market

Central Market
Between streets 126 and 136, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Phnom Penh Full-Day Small-Group City Tour
Ranked #9 of 29 Attractions in Phnom Penh
Type: Architectural Buildings, Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Owner description: Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.
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“Worth going”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Definitely worth going to kill time and buy some souvenir. Like others mentioned, need to bargain and look around. Love the variety of stuff, subtle for the whole family. We looked around and ate there as well. They have noodles, rice plates and snacks.

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Copan Ruinas, Honduras
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“Lovely Market & an Architectural Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is one of the lovliest market buildings I have ever had the pleasure to visit! The Art Deco flourishes are wonderful. This is a grand building in the context of other great structures like post offices, govt bldgs, etc ....
Just lovely!

Visited June 2014
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“Not for the faint hearted”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Not for the tourist - but a lively, busy market filled with all the things you imagine you would see at a traditional Asian market. Lots of dead (and dying -crabs/fish) animals, interesting smells. Don't wear 'flip flops'/jandals/thongs, you are likely to end up with slaughter juice all up the back of your legs...

Visited June 2014
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“Fantastic Building... Lots of "locals only" products.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Gorgeous Building... massive and elegantly appointed.. well worth a quick visit just on those merits.

the market itself seems to be sectioned into different categories.. Bedroom,Kitchen, Clothes, with Jewellery taking up a large chunk of the interior ...

Normal Markets items to be found ... well worth a hour or so.

Visited June 2014
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“Awesome place for tourists”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Nice historical building, recently renovated... Very nice architecture..
A lot of shopping stalls outside the main building, nice place for hunting bargain stuffs..

Visited April 2014
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