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Address: 7 Makara Street, Sihanoukville 18000, Cambodia

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Worth checking out. A fairly open and spacious market, easy to get to from the beach. Lots of items here to purchase at a good price, a fair price for tourist items compared to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very large local market where you can find anything that might be used in a Cambodian household. The market is made up of different areas, so that seafood, clothing etc are more or less in the same area. :Yes some of the areas have pungent smells. There is a very active vibe throughout the market. Most of... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth checking out. A fairly open and spacious market, easy to get to from the beach. Lots of items here to purchase at a good price, a fair price for tourist items compared to other markets in Cambodia.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Comparing this market to Russian market in Phnom Penh or central market in Phnom Penh is not fair comparison. This market is far more just clothes. But it is a little more open than Russian Market. Prices similar

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

As an avid buyer at all destinations the fact did not buy anthing here says something. Undercover hot and humid we got a sense of the local culture rather than as a place to buy stuff. The usual trinkets T shirts and fresh fruit etc for sale.

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Kingaroy, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very hot inside, so take water. The laneways are cramped and narrow. Very noisy but plenty to see. A lot of the 'gold' jewelry is actually silver, if that!. Buyer beware.

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California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

They have everything here from clothing, toys, seafood, meat, but probably not much for tourists. This is definitely a market for locals and most vendors seemed not interested in serving foreigners. We bought some mangosteens and they were not cheap at all, USD $7 for 2 kilos from a stern faced woman. I was attracted by this woman who was... More 

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Thank ROCruiser
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

After seeing many markets this is again a market selling fish, fruit and clothing. Nice T shirts for only 3 dollar and behind the market there was a small shop selling small shrines which most people hang in there shop for luck and fortune

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Thank Fred J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

If you live in the neighborhood, this place is essential for fresh produce and those odd items you can't find elsewhere. Beware: some vendors seem to dislike westerners and will overcharge! My rule: offer each vendor a friendly smile. Only shop with the ones who return the smile! Since I began this policy I pay, on average, 30% less for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This market simply has little to offer a western tourist. Having just been in Vietnam where market traders harass you, I found the exact opposite here where the market traders don’t want to know you. And there was nothing at these markets that we were interested in. To top it all off, the odour from the food and seafood stalls... More 

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Gourock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I enjoyed wandering around this market, but it really isn't a tourist attraction. It's a place where local people go to buy everything and anything. Lots of clothing stalls, very tight, narrow paths between them. It was very crowded. Meat, fish and veg were all being sold here too - so typical smells etc Loved watching the jewellers working at... More 

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