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lively local market

This is a very large market where all the locals go to buy practically everything but where you can... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
Christopher S
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Rainham, United Kingdom
big local market

its big and local market. it gets closed by 7 pm. a lot of local small shops are here with many... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2019
435jalali
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Shivapuri National Park, Nepal
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Having seen other Cambodian markets we thought this would be worth a visit. As another reviewer wrote, this place is hot and stuffy. Just as important to note was that none of junk (a lot made in China) was appealing. None of the 34 people on our bus thought it was buying anything there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

It’s the most unorganised market I’ve been to in South East Asia thus far but it’s huge and crowded with locals.

It’s a combination of wet market and dry market (selling clothes and fabrics) with some food stalls (which I doubt the hygiene).

Anyway it’s a good place to observe how locals do their daily business and that I can appreciate the hardships of earning money.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Phsar Leu, also known as "Upper Market" in English has been around Sihanoukville for a long long time. It is actually a wet market and you usually can get pretty decent prices for seafood products here. However, since the influx of Chinese into Sihanoukville, the prices have gotten out of control and getting more and more expensive each day. It is a place where most of the locals would frequent and you can basically get almost everything here. Just for the experience of it, visit this market at least once in your life whenever you are in Sihanoukville.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Good if you like to see local style shopping... but nothing much to buy except food if you don’t really care about hygiene.. a bit un organized area for shopping if you compared it with thailand and vietnam market.. price depend on the shop and how good you bargain with them... interesting but nothing much to buy in my opinion but can try it of you like to see the local culture.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Compared to Benh Tanh market in HCMC, this is way under maintained and unorganised at all. You can bargain for those Cambodian singlets at $2/each.. I guess that's what tourists would buy! XD

Other clothing is very expensive and they are not open for any bargaining, even a discount of $0.50 is not even possible.

And yes, like previous reviews, I didn't see a lot of beggars but one particular kid. He kept bugging us for money and scared one of our female friends. Our suggestion is to shoo him away without having body contact as we may not know who's behind this little kid's back.

Be careful with own belongings. If you're riding a bike, you can park at the designated area for 1000riels/hour.

Date of experience: April 2018
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