Phnom Penh's Night Market

Shopping Night Market, Preah Mohaksat Treiyani Kossamak, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Published on: 13-11-2015

05:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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Phnom Penh’s new Night Market on the riverfront is aimed squarely at visitors and tourists, offering a wide and varied selection of Cambodian handicrafts silks, art, curios and souvenirs.

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Why Phnom Penh's Night Market is special ?

The Phnom Penh’s new Night Market on the riverfront is aimed squarely at visitors and tourists, offering a wide and varied selection of Cambodian handicrafts silks, art, curios and souvenirs.


The Phnom Penh Night Market is located in a park near the riverside between Street 106 and 108. During weekdays there is not much to see at the Night Market in site in Phnom Penh because all the stalls are setup only for the opening hours from 5:30pm to 11:00pm. If there is heavy rain the market will not take place.


At the rear of the markets behind the stage is a large eating/picnic style set-up with lots of Khmer food which are consumed on large mats spread out across the ground.

What to explore at Phnom Penh's Night Market?

There are a large number of stalls at the current market and local vendors find it hard to get in. The main categories of goods offered here are: Wooden handicraft, Scarves, Clothes (Women and Men) and inexpensive Jewelry. The Night Market in Phnom Penh is famous among the locals for the fashion clothes there, which are mainly imported from China. Many stalls having the standard “10.000 Riel” deals on all the clothes in their shop. This equates to $2.50! You also will find all kinds of smaller Cambodian souvenirs for your family and friends at home to an affordable price.

There is also a row of artists who will do portraits of you. Besides that there are often promotions of various sorts of new products in the center of the market. These products usually target the local Cambodians who are visiting the Night Market but it is a colorful and cultural event for tourists to see as well.

There is also a picnic area behind the stage where you can sit down and enjoy the food from the food stands and listen to music.

Source: http://phnompenhshopping.com

How to get to Phnom Penh's Night Market?

It takes 9 mins driving from Cambodia Railway Station and 33 mins from Phnom Penh International Airport.

Selling points

  • Lively, crowded Asian market
  • Great for souvenir shopping and hang out
  • Great cheap shopping
  • More people watching than shopping
  • Blend and eat with the locals
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Estimated
61.41 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
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Tips for you

  • You should bring plenty of cash because the stores do not accept Credit Card.
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  • You can bargain to have a nice price.
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  • You should check weather forecast before getting to have nice shopping time.
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  • You should keep eyes on your children to avoid getting lost.
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  • You should not exchange money in the crowded place.
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  • You can visit Wat Phnom nearby after shopping time.
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  • Parking lot is available.
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Really cool markets. Friday nights - Sunday.

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Thieves targeting tourists here.

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Crowded place and make me cant breath. Things selling here not up to standard as well. A lil bit disappointed. :(

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Between the central market and this night market, I like the latter more. Its very small but the vendors are more willing to strike a deal fast and swift. I got amazing good deals from them. I went down by 50% and the negotiation were fast and i had my hands full in a short time. Central market can give you complacent sellers who are not even interested in bargaining. Go to the night market earlier at about 5-6PM when its still bright and they are just setting up. They would want to close the first deal smoothly so do your shopping early and they are willing to slash the prices for the first customer. Its bad luck if the first customer walks away, it might mean a bad business night will follow! Do not eat at those stores that sells food and you get to picnic on the mats infront unless yo have an iron stomach. I see them setting up the stores and using filthy water to wash their disposable plate and the food. I cant believe my own eyes. So dont even think about eating !!!!

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A very typical night market with great choices food and try to bargain hard.. Price for a fridge magnet can be as low as 50cents if you buy 10.

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