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Address: Central Market Street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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The best and cheapest market

If you like bartering this is the place for all your shopping needs. We picked up some real bargains having done our homework pricing at other markets etc. Shopkeepers prepared... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Clive R
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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634 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you like bartering this is the place for all your shopping needs. We picked up some real bargains having done our homework pricing at other markets etc. Shopkeepers prepared to give you a good and fair price for most things. We bought a few silver bracelets and chains at a very good price. Go for it...

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Thank Clive R
Cairo, Egypt
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152 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Hundreds of shops and sellers and thousands of souvenirs! Bargain as much as you can. They have a lot of beautiful souvenirs and local clothes.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Everything you'd expect: knock-off clothes, jewelry, crafts, dried fish, fruit, food vendors, local shoppers buying the daily necessities. Batering is expected, just be polite. Pants started at $8, bought for $3.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We enjoyed poking about in this market. It is not as cheap as those in Phnom Penh, but there are bargains to be had. We bought watches, copies of well known brands - these are fun as gifts. A beautiful silk king size bedspread was bought for $30 and silk scarves for stocking fillers for Christmas. Very good quality men's... More 

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Thank MottandCurley
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

If Siem Reap is your only destination in Cambodia, then you should stop here for souvenirs. If not though, do not go here for souvenirs. Phnom Penh's markets have everything this one does and more. Also, the Central Market is so overpriced and the sellers will not go down in price if you try to bargain. In Phnom Penh, you... More 

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Thank Keaton C
Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours here over a few days looking around. Has all the usual tourist type purchases available but is also mixed in with some local wet food market

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Thank Alison N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to pick up the last ear fashion in elephant or rainbow hippy pants you see all tourists wearing. A good place to get trinkets from statues and fridge magnets, clothing, fresh produce, place mats and linen, and even jewellery. Be prepared to haggle and joke with the shop keepers and remember if in doubt threaten to walk away.

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Thank Rachelle H
NY, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a "wet" and "dry" market. After a few minutes, the odor of raw fish and meat at room temperatures was overwhelming and we had to step outside. Around one side of the market perimeter, vendors hung dried preserved meats and fish. Pre-packaged spices were relatively inexpensive. All the "dry" goods catering to tourists such as hats, scarves, t-shirts,... More 

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Thank Dushi-NY
Doha, Qatar
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317 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is an interesting market with lots of things to see and buy - plan on bargaining but leave some money on the table ! Most enjoyable visit - recommended - see pictures

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Thank Peteski2016
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24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great market! This place is real and grity. If you want to see a "real" Asian "wet market" check this place out. Butchering, fish cutting and cleaning, poultry dealers etc are here doing work. This may be a tourist attraction for you and me, but for the people who are working here its not.... A good place to observe Cambodian... More 

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