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Housed in a 1937 Art Deco building, this market is a city landmark.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“art deco” (52 reviews)
“asking price” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kampuchea Krom, Str. 128, Phnom Penh 55555, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The great thing about Central Market is that it's big and you will continue walking through the aisles in hopes of finding something new. There is, however, a lack of variety in the goods sold there and after a while, you'll notice repetition. We did...More

Thank joeeechua
Reviewed 2 days ago

I like the activity and crowds , good quality stuff with very low price offer make this place active and lively. If time permit do a visit.

Thank ElbertPoh
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stuff, stuff and more stuff. Stuff outside, stuff inside. Any kind of stuff you want. Quality highly variable. An experience.

Thank Cambodia2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

there are a few sellng the same or similar item, some are pusher than others. Haggle wth a few and start at 50% of their price. Be prepared to walk away. Sometimes if you play one of on another it works but they also have...More

Thank mark n
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nought here you haven't seen all over the globe, but a great optometrist who churned out several pairs of prescription specs for my partner and friends; all within 24 hours. Perfectly calibrated and nice frames - all for half the price you'd pay at home....More

Thank JazB333
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Managed to forget my dress shirts while packing. Made it down to central market where they have everything swap meet style. So it gets a little hot and some of the touts are a nuisance but they are everywhere in general. Gotta do the haggle...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 days ago

The central market has the usual selection of tourist items and cheap products, but it is housed in a beautiful building. There is some food and wet market areas out the back. Not quite as impressive as the central market in Kota Bharu, It was...More

Thank crosis
Reviewed 5 days ago

A must visit market, full of food, trinkets and fabric. Something for everyone here. Be prepared for chaos but enjoy it!

Thank 49deborah
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good market to visit for everything , I have bought King Prawns , a hammock and a Rolex to mention a few things , bright and airy too . Have been going here for a long time

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth visiting but nothing to get too excited about. Having to haggle in this sweltering market isn't much fun. There are the occasional gems to be found but otherwise pretty ordinary stuff. Worth visiting but lower your expectations and get ready to get sweaty!

Thank Archie K
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Kenneth K
Is the central market in Phnom Penh open during Khmer new year?
21 February 2017|
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Response from futsanglung | Reviewed this property |
The complex is open but many stalls will not be, hit and miss really.
hi anyone can suggest if we want to go to Cambodia for 3 nights, should we go direct to Siem Reap or go to Phnom Penh first since there is direct flight to Siem Reap
22 October 2016|
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Response from 163arthurhy |
Hi If I were going to Cambodia for three nights I would definately spend all my time in Siem reap. The attractions of the temples and countryside are so good that it is easy to spend time exploring near by. Try to get to a... More
Udara R
let me know the price range of cloths and shoes.
6 July 2016|
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Response from Por M | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about the shoes but the shirts were normally around 4 - 8 USD, depends on the quality.