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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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Half-Day Phnom Penh Food Tour
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Private Half-Day Tour of Phnom Penh's Traditional Markets
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Heritage Market

It was built in French colonial. The architecture of this building was amazing. Great ventilation and light sufficiency. Many things to see and buy. Just the whether was too hot.

Reviewed 26 May 2016
RichaRd T
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

It was built in French colonial. The architecture of this building was amazing. Great ventilation and light sufficiency. Many things to see and buy. Just the whether was too hot.

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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Like many places in the world, this is where the locals go for the every things they need. There is a section for food if you want to do your cooking. The equivalent of a food court where you can eat with the locals and the workers. I do not recommend unless you have a good stomack. The central section... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Had given up on my Nikon camera, the battery didn't charge anymore, and it is very difficult to find shops that sell them.. In 1 booth in the Central Market, they provided, in 10 minutes: Battery, charger, cable, and a coupe of flashlights. All for a very reasonable price. We didn't spend any more time there, but they sell almost... More 

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Pauanui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Not the best market we visited during our trip through Vietnam and Cambodia but has everything you would expect and you can get a good bargain if you barter well.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Too bloody hot. Very samey throughout, but interesting to see, especially the food and meat hygiene. you can pick up a lot of copies on designer clothes

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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Nice market where you can buy almost everything !! Juwelry, vlotjes, luggage... No food or drinking places nearby. During June very hot !

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Thank Joanna M
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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went here and had the best luck with fakes. RL polos for $6US, LV and MK bags for $20US, Mont Blanc leather suitcases for around $40US. It's technically outdoor but covered aisles with tarps so it's quite comfortable. Much much better than Russian Market. Not a huge amount of souvenirs, but heaps of fakes, bags, shoes... More 

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Thank Bec R
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Theirs service is very good. it also have a lots of good stuff to buy. everything was good and there was alots of things that we couldnt find in our countries. I really enjoy the view of that market.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

The building is pretty impressive, from both, the inside and the outside. The problem is that the inside is full of crap. Watches, cheap clothes, fake diamonds... the best part is the outer area where the food court and the vegetable stands are.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

It's already quite known that Central Market is your one-stop shop for souvenirs, jewelry and clothes. But for me, I come here for my fresh flower fix. The varieties are limited but you know that these are not overpriced. They are very accommodating and will try to please you as per your budget. The stalls are just outside so it's... More 

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