Where to go shopping in Cambodia | Cruise Mekong River

Where to go shopping in Cambodia

People seat in groups and enjoy special food in Phsar Reatrey night market

Cambodia is a peaceful country which is located in the Indochinese Peninsula. This nation has its own beauties with ancient temples, wild beaches, endless fields and so on. All these landscapes make Cambodia become one of the most ideal destinations for tourists. tours in Indochina

Coming to Cambodia, besides contemplating some famous arrivals, visitors also want to understand more about the custom and living habit of local people. Going shopping is one of the good ways for them. They can not only see daily activities of Cambodian but also buy something as the gifts for their family and friends. The followings are some well-known markets in Cambodia:

Russian Market- Phasar Toul Tom Poung

Silks are sold in Russian Market in Cambodia

Silks are sold in Russian Market in Cambodia- source: internet

Russian Market is located at Corner of streets 440 and 155 in South of Mao Tse Toung Boulevard, Boeung Keng Kang 3. It opens from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. This market has been called Russian Market since 1980s because of the high number of foreign people, especially Russian coming here. Furthermore, some people says that this was the market which supplies weapons for the wars in neighboring countries.

Russian Market is one of the most crowded ones in Cambodia. You can find almost anything here such as cloths, sandals, jewelry, food and so on. In particular, this market is very famous for street food which contains the unique culinary of Cambodian.

Central Market- Phsar Thmey

The front of Central Market in Cambodia

The front of Central Market in Cambodia -source: internet

Central Market- Phsar Thmey is located on Street 130 in the East of Monivong Boulevard. It opens from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. This building was designed by Vann Molyvann- a famous architect of Cambodia.

The businessmen in this market sell mainly jewelry and watch. The price of these kinds of good is a little cheaper than that in other countries but the taxes on these is much higher. There are 4 gates which lead to inside market. In each gate, there are some stores which sell cloths, sandals and furniture, flowers and souvenir. You can choose to buy some items as the presents for your family and friends because their appearances are very nice and the price is acceptable.

The unique design of Central Market

The unique design of Central Market -source: internet

Phsar Reatrey night market

Phsar Reatrey night market is located on Street 108 which is near the river. It only opens at weekend, from 5:00 pm to the mid night. This a unique market in Cambodia. It attracts not only local people but also travelers. When being compared with other night markets in neighboring nations, this market is quieter. However, it still has its own interesting features. A number of local toursits come here to listen to music and enjoy special food. Moreover, they can buy some handicrafts and sculptures.

When visiting here, you can make friends with local people and try some special food of Cambodia. The eating style in Phsar Reatrey night market is very unique. Local people usually seat on the grass in group and enjoy the food. You can ask them for allowance to take part in their party. This will be certainly an exciting experience.

People seat in groups and enjoy special food in Phsar Reatrey night market

People seat in groups and enjoy special food in Phsar Reatrey night market -source: internet

Art Market

Art Market is located at the corner of FCC and Norodom Boulevard. As its name, the main kinds of good are works of art such as oil paintings, sculptures and so on. Moreover, you can also see some stores which are for charity. The money which they can get from business is spent for artist- supporting programs. If you are fond of art, Art Market will be a perfect choice for you. Cambodia tour packages

The works of art are sold in Art Market in Cambodia

The works of art are sold in Art Market in Cambodia- source: internet

Markets are always the places for you to understand more about the customs and belief of local people in Cambodia. Coming here, you can find the beauty in their daily life, which can make you spend more love on this country. Besides, you can also have many unforgettable experience with local people.

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