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“Just another market”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Central Market

Central Market
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$60.00*
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Half-Day Phnom Penh Food Tour
Ranked #6 of 117 things to do in Phnom Penh
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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“Just another market”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

The usual fare for an open market format, some prices OK but as always the haggling is for the experiences - know what you want and what it is really worth to you. Tidier and cleaner than most Asian city markets but not as busy as some. Not a lot of food choices, and a long search for an ATM. Worth the visit, but other countries offer wider choice and better value. Cambodia has not quite got the tourist idea down pat yet.

Visited February 2014
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“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014

If shopping is your thing then this place should be on your itinerary, a multitude of stalls selling copy goods which are fine quality, jewellery, etc. etc. be prepared to bargain but not too hard as these people have to eat too!
Very helpful place selling prescription spectacles which are very cheap, take your prescription and they will make for you in a couple of days.

Visited February 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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“must visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2014

Shopping paradise n food galore ...a must if u in PP..must bargain 50 to 70% only for cheap things...tshirts, pants, dress, custome jewellery, anything u can find it here...food slighty expdnsive here as its tourist area

Visited February 2014
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“Interesting - for shopping or just watching”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

You'll get textiles, Souvenirs, jewellery, shoes, flowers and grocery. But you can also watch the fortune tellers, little tailor businesses and a lot of impressions of Phnom Penh's daily life.

Go there before lunch as this is a non airconditioned place.

Visited February 2014
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Denver, Colorado
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“Stimulus Overload-in a good way”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

Huge market, everything, I mean everything, you need is there. Vendors were great, easy to negotiate with, very friendly.

Visited February 2014
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