Shopping in Northwestern Cambodia

  • Shopping in Battambang

    HUMAN Gallery

    Joseba Etxebarria travelled 37,000km through 29 countries on a bicycle, and took some pictures of people while he was at it. The results are stunningly displayed in this gallery, which includes portraits, postcards and books that can only be purchased here. Proceeds help educate children from Boeng Raing who live in extreme poverty.

  • Shopping in Battambang

    Jewel in the Lotus

    Jewel in the Lotus features an upstairs gallery, with paintings, prints, vintage items, unique postcards, souvenirs, underground comix, literature, clothing and jewellery. It holds events and workshops, offers reiki classes, and can book appointments for reiki treatments, shamanic healing, energy massage and meditation.

  • Shopping in Preah Vihear City

    Weaves of Cambodia

    Originally established by the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, Weaves of Cambodia, known locally as Chum Ka Mo, is a silk-weaving centre that provides work and rehabilitation for landmine and polio victims, widows and orphans. Handloomed silk scarves (US$30 to US$40) and sarongs (US$70) cost half what you'll pay in Phnom Penh.

  • Shopping in Banteay Chhmar

    Soieries du Mékong

    It is possible to see silk being woven and to purchase top-quality silk products destined for the French market at Soieries du Mékong, 150m south of where NH56 from Sisophon meets the moat. It’s affiliated with the French NGO Enfants du Mékong (www.enfantsdumekong.com).

  • Shopping in Battambang

    Bric-à-Brac

    This swish store, downstairs in the bijou hotel of the same name, sells handmade passementrie (trimmings), textiles, antiques and accessories. It also produces some of the world's finest tassels for export.

  • Shopping in Battambang

    Lonely Tree Shop

    Fine silk bags, chunky jewellery, fashionable shirts and skirts: definitely not your run-of-the-mill charity gift shop.

  • Shopping in Pursat

    Psar Chaa

    Pursat's old market area has plenty of bric-a-brac to sift through, and cheap food stalls.