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Siem Reap’s Best Souvenir & Night Markets to Visit in 2024

Siem Reap boasts numerous souvenir and night markets situated throughout the city, spanning from the old French quarter to the Siem Reap riverside. In this guide, we’ll offer an overview of our favorite markets for both souvenir hunting and savoring local culinary delights.

Fair Trade Village

Fair Trade Village, Siem Reap - Arts and Crafts

Explore genuine Cambodian arts and crafts at the Fair Trade Village, a unique hub featuring handmade treasures from over 20 artisan groups and hundreds of talented craftsmen across Cambodia. You won’t find mass-produced goods here; it’s the sole permanent location dedicated to offering exclusively authentic Cambodian handicrafts, all certified by the Angkor Handicraft Association.

Beyond being a shopping haven, the Fair Trade Village is a place to make a positive impact on the local community. When you purchase these authentic Cambodian handicrafts, you’re not only acquiring exquisite pieces but also contributing to the preservation of traditional skills and the advancement of local villagers and craftspersons.

Fair Trade Village

Road 60, across from Angkor Village Resort – Google Maps
9am – 6pm, every day
thefairtradevillage.com

Made in Cambodia Market

The Made in Cambodia Market is a local artisans market, which recently moved to its new location near the Shinta Mani Hotels on Oum Khun Street.

As the name implies, the market offers a wide range of locally produced products, from recycled handbags to exquisite liquors distilled by Sombai Liqueur. Many of the products are hand produced by underprivileged villagers, who greatly benefit by being able to sell their crafts.

  • What you’ll see: Clothes, bags, accessories, silk, recycled products, wood and stone carvings, bars, restaurants.
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels.
  • Opening hours: Daily, 12pm-8pm.

Siem Reap Art Center Night Market

Siem Reap Art Center Market is located on the east bank of the Siem Reap River, opposite the Old Market (Phsar Chas). As an arts market, there are many souvenirs to choose from, and sellers have a great grasp of English.

  • What you’ll see: Silk, handicrafts, crocodile leather, clothing, bags, wallets and purses, local toys, artwork, decorations, local restaurants, massage shops.
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels.
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sat, 4pm-11pm.

Phalla Angkor Night Market

Phalla Angkor Night Market is located just off of Sivutha Blvd, in the heart of town. It’s an outdoors market, with a wide variety of things to see, buy and eat. Excellent English is spoken here. Several Western and local restaurants for any budget are located in its vicinity.

  • What you’ll see: Everything from a souvenir market, bars and restaurants, massage shops.
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels.
  • Opening hours: Daily, 4.30pm-12am.

Angkor Night Market

Angkor Night Market, commonly known as the Original Night Market hasn’t reopened yet since the Covid-19 pandemic. Established in 2007, this was the first night market in Siem Reap and even the whole of Cambodia.

Conclusion

With a wide variety of local handicrafts and souvenirs, as well as delicious street food and drinks, Siem Reap’s souvenir & night Markets are an important part of the town’s culture and economy. We hope that you’ll find the time to visit them and find the perfect souvenir to bring home!

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