Northwestern Cambodia shopping

Art in Battambang

HUMAN Gallery

Joseba Etxebarria travelled 37,000 kilometeres 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, …
Arts & Crafts 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, w…
Homewares in Battambang


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.
Arts & Crafts in Battambang

Lonely Tree Shop

Fine silk bags, chunky jewellery, fashionable shirts and skirts: definitely not your run-of-the-mill charity gift shop.
Arts & Crafts 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 baray (the reservoir surroundin…
Fashion & Accessories in Battambang

Rachana Handicrafts

This tiny, NGO-run sewing workshop on the outskirts of town trains disadvantaged women and sells purses, stuffed toys, krama (checked scarves) and cotton and silk accessories.
Market in Pursat

Psar Chaa

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