Shopping in Cambodia

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Siem Reap

    Artisans Angkor

    On the premises of Les Chantiers Écoles is this beautiful shop, which sells everything from stone and wood reproductions of Angkorian-era statues to household furnishings. It also has a second shop opposite Angkor Wat in the Angkor Cafe building, and outlets at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap international airports.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Phnom Penh

    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.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Siem Reap

    Angkor Night Market

    Siem Reap's original night market near Sivatha St has sprung countless copycats, but it remains the best and is well worth a browse. It's packed with stalls selling a variety of handicrafts, souvenirs and silks. Island Bar offers regular live music and Sombai offers infused organic rice wines for those who want to make a night of it.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Phnom Penh

    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).

  • Shopping in Siem Reap

    AHA Fair Trade Village

    For locally produced souvenirs (unlike much of the imported stuff that turns up in Psar Chaa), drop in on this handicraft market. It's a little out of the way, but there are more than 20 stalls selling a wide range of traditional items. There's a Khmer cultural show every second and fourth Saturday of the month, with extra stalls, traditional music and dancing.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Siem Reap

    Theam's House

    After years spent working with Artisans Angkor to revitalise Khmer handicrafts, Cambodian artist and designer Theam operates his own studio of lacquer creations and artwork. Highly original, this beautiful and creative space can be tricky to find, so make sure you find a driver who knows where it is.

  • 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.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Siem Reap

    Eric Raisina Couture House

    Renowned designer Eric Raisina brings a unique cocktail of influences to his couture. Born in Madagascar, partly educated in France and resident in Cambodia, he offers a striking collection of clothing and accessories. Ask one of the staff for a tour of the workshop upstairs and see where his striking, original designs are created.

  • Shopping in Siem Reap

    Soieries du Mekong

    Soieries du Mekong is the Siem Reap gallery for a leading handwoven silk project based in remote Banteay Chhmar, which seeks to stem the tide of rural migration by creating employment opportunities in the village. Beautiful silk scarves and other delicate items are for sale.

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    Prolung Khmer

    Look out for Prolung Khmer on the road between Preah Ko and Bakong. It’s a pottery and weaving centre producing stylish cotton krama (checked scarves) and ceramics, set up as a training collaboration between Cambodia and Japan.

  • Shopping in Siem Reap

    trunkh

    The owner here has a great eye for the quirky, stylish and original, including beautiful shirts, throw pillows, jewellery, poster art and T-shirts, plus some offbeat items such as genuine Cambodian water-buffalo bells.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Phnom Penh

    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.

  • Top ChoiceShopping in Phnom Penh

    Artisans Angkor

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

  • Shopping in Siem Reap

    Psar Chaa

    When it comes to shopping in town, Psar Chaa is well stocked with anything you may want, and lots that you don’t. Silverware, silk, wood carvings, stone carvings, Buddhas, paintings, rubbings, notes and coins, T-shirts, table mats…the list goes on. There are bargains to be had if you haggle patiently and with good humour.

  • 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 Siem Reap

    Senteurs d’Angkor

    Relocated to Sivatha St, this shop has an eclectic collection of silk and carvings, as well as a superb range of traditional beauty products and spices, all made locally. It targets rural poor and disadvantaged Cambodians for jobs and training, and sources local products from farmers.

  • 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 Kampot

    FarmLink

    In Kampot you can purchase pouches of peerless pepper at the FarmLink boutique, one of the pioneers of geographical-indication pepper production. You can see pepper being dried in the garden out front and visitors can observe the pepper-sorting room. It’s just over the New Bridge; take the first right and look for it on the left.

  • Shopping in Phnom Penh

    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.

  • Shopping in Kampot

    Bokor Night Market

    With about 100 stands offering things such as jewellery, karaoke, fried ice cream, sneakers and well, everything else, this nightlife experience and shopping mecca on Kampot's market circuit has loads of potential, if not many customers. The riverside setting is pleasant and family-friendly, a stage welcomes regular concerts and the aroma of tasty street food wafts on the breeze.