Belows are some worthy shopping places for you to check in when coming to Phnom Penh – Cambodia.
1. Sorya shopping mall
Sorya shopping mall
Address: Nº.13-61, South of Phsar Thom Thmei, Trasak Phaem (St. 63), 12208 Phnom Penh
Information: Sorya is considered the most luxurious shopping mall in Phnom Penh, however, if compared with the commercial center in Vietnam, it still pauses at the same scale.
The Golden Sorya Mall on Street 51 – Phnom Penh
What to buy here?
Visiting Sorya mall, you can buy many items such as clothing, jewelry, electronics, fast food, … or even you can also come here to … get your hair cut.
Sorya has 8 floors but only five floors are used for commercial purposes. The ground floor consists of gold shops, clothes shops, watches, perfumes, cosmetics shops, and banking service, .. The first and second floor are clothing stores, cosmetics, perfumes, toys shops… You will find on the third floor electronics, mobile phones, … The fourth and fifth floor are places where you can buy fast food or enjoy famous films in cinema. The sixth to eighth floor are used for management board.
If you want to buy something in Sorya, you should know that even it is a shopping mall, you still can bargain.
2. Russian Market (Phsar Toul Tom Poung)
Name in Khmer language: Phsar Toul Tom Poung (p’sâ too-uhl tum poong)
Address: 163, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Open hours: 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Clothing kiosk in Russian Market
What can you buy here?
Russian Market is a popular shopping destination for foreign tourists as well as local residents. There are many choices for you to buy when visiting Russian Market such as: clothes, shoes, silk items, antiques and sculptures, …
Antiques Street is also located near the Russian Market.
3. Central Market
Name in Khmer language: Phsar Thmey – “New Market”
Address: Kampuchea Krom (St. 128), 12252 Phnom Penh
Central Market (designed by a French architect) is the largest market in Phnom Penh today. Many travel companies usually choose this market to put in their tour package. You will be taken to this market for shopping.
With a large area, you can explore a lot of things about Cambodian market and commodities sold in the market. One thing to note is that the market is a very crowded and busy area so be careful with pickpockets and robbery (sometimes you will see the signs written in Latin “Caveat emptor” ).
Inside the Central Market in Phnom Penh
What to buy? You can buy jewelry made of silver and gold; ancient coins; clock; clothing; footwear; products of silk, …
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4. Night market
Name in Khmer language: Phsar Reatrey
Address: intersect of Sisowath Quay street and street.
What to buy here?
Night Market Street area is located just near the new Western Street of Phnom Penh (Sisowath Quay area). You can buy many items here such as cell phones, clothing, shoes, silk (silk), Cambodian’s towels (krama) , silver jewelry, …
Night market also has a food area for visitors.
Coming to night market, no need to worry when feeling hungry
5. Kandal Market
Information: Kandal Market is located near the new Western Street of Phnom Penh (Sisowath Quay area). The items sold here are mostly for needs of local people.
If you have the opportunity to come her, you can visit a few restaurants along the market to enjoy some “true nature” dish of Cambodia.
This is also the area living many Vietnamese people (especially Chbbar Ampouv market area).