Phnom Penh – Shopping

Shopping in Cambodia will give you an amazing experience if you know how to negotiate with sellers. They (sellers) know how to set prices for foreigners and can spot them right away.


Phsar Thmey (Central Market): Constructed in 1937, the Central Market now sits was once a swamp area and occupied by a lake known as Beng Decho. Today, this beautiful market has become a prominent landmark in Phnom Penh. In the Khmer language, Phsar Thmey literally means ‘New Market’.


Phsar Toul Tum Poung (Russian Market): Its popularity among Russian expatriates during the 1980s. This market is popular to collectors of genuine antiques; also for those looking for good reproductions.

Night Market: The night market in Phnom Penh, located in front of the Phsar Chas (Old Market) near the riverside, is perpetually crowded with tourists in search of a good bargain.


AEON Mall: This only supermall currently in Cambodia was built in 2014 by the Japanese conglomerate. It is located near the Russian embassy on Sothearos Blvd. across from Diamond Island.

Sorya Shopping Centre was the first Shopping Mall to open in Phnom Penh 2003 and caused a sensation among the locals when it opened as they had never seen escalators before. The Mall is still one of the most popular malls among the young Cambodians.

Sorya is located just one block south of Central Market on Street 63 and has five floors of shopping. The supply at Sorya does not differ that much from the supply at Central Market but it is indoor with air-condition.

Lucky Supermarket is placed on the ground floor of the mall, City Mart Sports Supply is on the 4th floor and the top floor is dedicated to entertainment including Sabay Cineplex.

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