Shopping in Phnom Penh

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    Russian Market

    This sweltering bazaar is the one market all visitors should come to at least once during a trip to Phnom Penh. It is the place to shop for souvenirs and discounted name-brand clothing. We can’t vouch for the authenticity of everything, but, along with plenty of knock-offs, you'll find genuine articles stitched in local factories.

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    Seekers Independent Spirits

    Cambodia's only gin distillery makes its smooth, sippable Mekong Dry Gin from 13 botanicals, including pandan leaves, galangal, kaffir lime and lemongrass. An on-site bar operates on Saturdays, when there are distillery tours at 4pm and 5.30pm (US$12.50, including two drinks). There are also after-hours parties with signature cocktails on the first Friday of each month (5pm to 11pm).

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    Ambre

    Leading Cambodian fashion designer Romyda Keth has turned this striking French-era mansion into the perfect showcase for her stunning silk collection. There is also a wide array of stylish homewares.

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    Artisans Angkor

    Classy Phnom Penh branch of the venerable Siem Reap sculpture and silk specialist, which supports some 800 craftspeople across the country.

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    Space Four Zero

    This cool pop-art gallery pays tribute to the lost artists of Cambodia's golden years, many of whom perished under the Khmer Rouge regime, in an original series of 'sticky fingers' art prints. Rare vinyl is also on sale.

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    Re/Store by Good Krama

    Shop for a one-of-a-kind outfit from hometown fashion label Good Krama and four other Cambodian brands at this stylish boutique. Everything sold here is sourced from within the country's boundaries, and many items have been made in partnership with local NGOs supporting rural female workers There's also a female-run tattoo studio upstairs.

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    Vattanac Capital

    Love it or hate it, it's impossible to avoid staring at this (supposedly dragon-shaped) complex with Phnom Penh's highest skyscraper (for now) at 187m. Up above is the popular sky bar at Rosewood Hotel. Down below is the city's most luxurious (and least visited) shopping mall, with a roster of the usual high-end brands.

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    Night Market

    A cooler, al fresco version of the Russian Market, this night market takes place every evening if it's not raining. Bargain vigorously, as prices can be on the high side. Surprisingly, it’s probably more popular with Khmers than foreigners.

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    Rajana

    One of the best all-round handicraft stores, Rajana aims to promote fair wages and training. It has a beautiful selection of cards, some quirky metalware products, jewellery, bamboo crafts, lovely shirts, gorgeous wall hangings and candles: you name it, they probably have it.

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    Watthan Artisans

    Located at the entrance to Wat Than, it sells silk and other products, including wonderful contemporary handbags, made by a project-supported cooperative of landmine and polio victims. You can visit the on-site woodworking and weaving workshops.

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    Sorya Shopping Centre

    Still a popular mall, this long-running place has a good range of shops, a food court, a cinema, a central location and superb views from the top-floor viewing gallery over the more traditional Psar Thmei.

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    Daughters of Cambodia

    An NGO that runs a range of programs to train and assist former prostitutes and victims of sex trafficking. The fashionable clothes, bags and accessories here are made with ecofriendly cotton and natural dyes by program participants.

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    For Someone I Like

    Some 98% of all the products in this stylish boutique are made in Cambodia, and you won't find the typical menagerie sold in every other store in town. Instead, there are one-of-a-kind ceramics, homewares, textiles and jewellery.

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    Villageworks

    Opposite the Tuol Sleng museum, this shop has the inevitable silk scarves, as well as signature items such as accessories made from recycled cement bags by poor and disadvantaged artisans in Kompong Thom province.

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    Amboh

    A small shoe shop near Aeon Mall where you can craft your own custom-made espadrilles (US$35) or choose from the attractive handmade collection (US$30), most of which feature Cambodian krama patterns.

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    DAH Export

    This is the biggest and best of the factory overrun outlets, with an impressive winter collection (North Face Gore-Tex ski jackets for US$99, anyone?), plenty of kiddie clothing and a prominent location.

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    Aeon Mall

    The swankiest mall in Phnom Penh, this Japanese-run establishment has international boutiques, several food courts and extensive dining outlets, plus a seven-screen multiplex cinema and a bowling alley.

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    Bliss Boutique

    Casual dresses, blouses and men’s shirts made of wonderfully airy materials, plus pillows and scented creams and oils.

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    Open Book

    Run by an NGO, this is essentially a library where you can drop in to read a variety of books in French or English. It also has a fair selection of Cambodia-themed children's books for sale.

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    Tuol Sleng Shoes

    Scary name, but there’s nothing scary about the price of these custom-fit, handmade shoes. It is surrounded by a sea of newer competitors, so shop around before you commit.