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Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA)

Road 60, Traing Village, Slorgram Quarter, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 78 341 454
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Gorgeaus!

We originally were signed up for a workshop in Wood Carving with a local artist. Since the artist... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Domenik A
via mobile
Great shopping, fair trade, support locals

We did our souvenir shopping here at AHA, and are so glad we did. There are a number of little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin K
via mobile
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The AHA Fair Trade Village is the first and only permanent souvenir market dedicated to offer only locally produced traditional handicrafts and other souvenir goods made in Siem Reap. It is an easy way for visitors to ensure they are purchasing local products, contributing to the local economy and supporting rural entrepreneurs.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fair trade” (17 reviews)
“support local” (11 reviews)
“silk scarves” (7 reviews)
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Road 60, Traing Village, Slorgram Quarter, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
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+855 78 341 454
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally were signed up for a workshop in Wood Carving with a local artist. Since the artist spoke little English, we had a free translator who also told us about AHA and their mission. The whole shop is just gorgeous. We got handicrafted pottery...More

Thank Domenik A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did our souvenir shopping here at AHA, and are so glad we did. There are a number of little stands of work by local artists. Most of the souvenirs found at the night markets are mass produced in neighboring countries. Items at AHA are...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to support the local villagers and their handiwork this place is a must. It's purpose is to support the artisans of Siem Reap and buy goods at a price that is fair (and cheap) knowing where they have come from. I bought...More

Thank Simonrobert49
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We bought luggage items that are made by a women at the Lotus farm. I bought a wallet made by women with HIV/Aids. I believe that most of the pottery is made in house by local artisans. There are masks, scarves, essential oils, homemade soaps,...More

Thank tori P
Robert R, Public Relations Manager at Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tori P. Thank you for your kind comments and for visiting us. We are happy you had a good time at AHA and hope you can come back to Cambodia soon. Regards!

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Don't purchase the items you find in the million little stores or even the large ones unless it's AHA certified. There's an actual certification and inspection process to ensure all goods are actually made in Cambodia. The shop is located on the road to where...More

Thank Tamara B
Angkor H, Public Relations Manager at Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA), responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Tamara, Thank you for your comments. Indeed, the Official Seal of Authenticity helps travelers find authentic locally made handicrafts in Siem Reap. We are very happy you found AHA souvenir market; you can also find the Seal of Authenticity in certified shops around town....More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Instead of buying the mass produced and imported souvenirs. Go here and get unique handmade souvenirs. We bought some beautiful ceramics. Worth the walk/tuk tuk ride :)

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Angkor H, Manager at Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA), responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Dear Melissa B. Thank you for your comments. We are glad you found something that will hopefully remind you to your visit to Cambodia. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and wish to see you back in Siem Reap soon! Regards,

Reviewed 31 May 2017

This place sells really lovely Cambodian made products, its a short way out of town so a Tuk tuk ride. You can see some of the differ not products being made as well as brownie the different area for unique gifts such as blankets, scarves,...More

Thank Emma W
Angkor H, Public Relations Manager at Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA), responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hi Emma, Thank you very much for comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to AHA. Indeed we are located in Rd 60 which is the way to the Angkor Temples ticket office. Hope to see you back soon in Siem Reap. Regards

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I visited AHA after a few local artisan shops/markets and it didn't disappoint. When you consider how much in the markets is actually made in china, it was really nice to find a place that supported local artisans. The layout is pretty quirky-- feels more...More

Thank 2017-WT
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Fair trade shopping with reasonable prices and some nice souvenirs. Worth the stop. Just on the right side shortly out of town towards and on the same road than the ticket office.

Thank Yasmina A
Angkor H, Public Relations Manager at Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA), responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Yasmina, Thank you for your comments, we hope you found something interesting to take home in our AHA Fair Trade Village. Regards,

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Love the buzz of all the commercial markets but we went in search of something more authentic - and calming! - and found it at the AHA. Not a big setup, really like a large workshop or informal gallery area with different focal points. The...More

Thank Wendy A
Angkor H, Public Relations Manager at Angkor Handicraft Association (AHA), responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you Wendy, We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere in AHA. You are right, the AHA Fair Trade Village is more like a series of workshops, all artisans are independent and we have a no haggling, no bargaining policy. We hope you enjoyed the...More

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Tin B
15 June 2017|
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Response from Angkor H | Property representative |
Hi all, There is no entrance fee. Smiles are free!
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Malaysiantraveller68
12 September 2015|
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Response from Angkor H | Property representative |
Hi there, we are hoping to have our credit card machines back on line soon but for now we can only accept cash payments. Looking forward to seeing you at the Fair Trade Village soon!
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