"Russian Market" Russian Market Tip by aukjejetty

Russian Market, Phnom Penh: 18 reviews and 30 photos

This market has been known by its English name since 1980s, probably because there were many Russians and Russian goods alike then at this covered market. Here you'll lots of tourist buying gifts and souvenirs. There is also a large section where you can try local dishes or buy a refreshment.

What to buy: There are clothes, shoes, silks (sampots) and handbags, woodcarvings, compact discs, antiques or pottery.

Unlike Bangkok, the clothes with brandnames are real ones here. They are manufactured in Cambodia, but due to some (mostly minor) mistake not good enough for export to the western countries. For a tiny amount of money you can get for example good quality Colombia zip-off pants.

Also backpacks are a good deal at this market!

What to pay: Don't buy anything without bargaining! Sometimes you can bargain more than 50% off.

Address: Ph 440 & Ph 163
Directions: A covered market south to Mao Tse Toung Boulevard.
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 28, 2004
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