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Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“art deco” (57 reviews)
“asking price” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kampuchea Krom, Str. 128, Phnom Penh 55555, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Central Market a must visit in Phnom Penh. For me it mean every item must be there in the market. Built during French colonial period. Visitor can buy here the Art Deco for Wall. Other item available like gold and silver jewelry, electronic part, clothing,...More

Thank WM Zaki T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was not an enjoyable experience with constant harassment and very dirty area. Wouldn't recommend in the evening, may be slightly different during the day.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun place to visit if looking for cheap copy watches, mobile phone gadgets, t shirts & Bluetooth speakers. Catch a Tuk Tuk there for the experience, closes at 5pm.

Thank Craig902
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was really interesting to walk around. Most of the market was indoors which was nice to be out of the heat. You could barter with the sellers to get a better price. Seems to be a spot lots of the locals go for things. It...More

Thank xxxEmilyxxx91
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quite a large indoor/outdoor market selling everything you expect like local foods, jewellery, clothes, toiletries, souvenirs etc. Just make sure you try and haggle the prices especially with jewellery as they almost instantly drop the price. Most things are pretty cheap anyway. Looked like a...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you've been to other markets in SE Asia, this won't seem very exciting, lots of jewellery. If you like post modern architecture it would be worth a visit to see the beautiful building but don't go out of your way.

Thank PeterChinnock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to buy trainers such as converse or vans Lots of stalls which are not to squashed in Worth a look as all under cover on a rainy day it's perfect

Thank D P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mainly for souvenir-type knick-knacks and costume jewelry, although you'll find everything from food to electronics here too. We tried looking for some clothes but the initial asking price was really much too high (50 USD for a bad designer knockoff)...we walked away. Having said that,...More

Thank sarahpase
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this market this morning.. it's like a rabbit warren, so many aisles, so many stalls selling very much the same.. I have been to markets before but none as big as this.. People working there are easy and obliging to deal with,...More

Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very crowded rabbit warren that you could easily get lost in. Worth a look but can be a little overwhelming.

Thank Sthewlis
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ASZGAL L
31 July 2017|
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Response from Kenn H | Reviewed this property |
i don't think there are any names at the Central Market there are just a bunch of booths. i purchased a JBL Charge 3 there. it works great except it will not connect to my Charge 3 I bought in the US. it is obviously a... More
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Kenneth K
21 February 2017|
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Response from futsanglung | Reviewed this property |
The complex is open but many stalls will not be, hit and miss really.
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22 October 2016|
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Response from 163arthurhy |
Hi If I were going to Cambodia for three nights I would definately spend all my time in Siem reap. The attractions of the temples and countryside are so good that it is easy to spend time exploring near by. Try to get to a... More
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