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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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Visited Central Market a number of times for shopping and walking. A myriad of stalls selling most things (not animals, fortunately) with long suits being clothing, footwear and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Really enjoyed our multiple trips to this market. The architecture is lovely, and a visit here seemed lighter, less stressful, and less touristy than our visit to the Russian Market.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Visited Central Market a number of times for shopping and walking. A myriad of stalls selling most things (not animals, fortunately) with long suits being clothing, footwear and gemstones. The central area is devoted to " bling" and is very blingy indeed. Great colours and that extraordinarily gold gold favoured in some parts of the middle east and Asia. No... More 

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Chisinau, Moldova
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Is it the best market in Phnom Prnh. Initial prices are always min 20% than what you can finally get, even if the seller tells you that this is the final price. Shirts for girls can be bought for 2$.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We went early, as it opened and it was a good concept but many stores didn't really open till 9.30 am. It's less crowded and better quality stuff than the stifling Russian market

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

This market had literally anything you could want and loads of cool souvenirs. It is designed for both locals and tourists so anything you could need, you can find (although it could take a while as this place is a maze).

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I'm not all that into markets, but this one was definitely one of the better ones. There wasn't the bad "market smell" that there often is, and the salespeople weren't too pushy. It's worth sticking your head in to see the building, which has a big domed roof.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

just a great place to test your bargaining skills. just when you do offer your last price if they still smiling then you can go a little further down.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

The place is packed full with cheap/low quality stuff. But there are few small things that are actually nice to buy as gifts to your friends.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Vast selection of clothing, food and other items. Very busy, so I suggest you go early. NB Money changers are around the street outside.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This was a good place to visit, cool to see a local market. They have lots of local food, sneakers, fake sunnies and bags, paintings, lots of electronics and the clothes section was a funny display of cambodian fashion. i think there are lots of second hand clothing stores around the city and better markets if you want clothes. It... More 

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