Souvenir & Night Markets

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Souvenir shopping at Angkor Night Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Souvenir shopping at Angkor Night Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Siem Reap has plenty of souvenir and night markets to stroll around and hunt for cheap souvenirs to take home. In the below overview you’ll discover some of Siem Reap’s best!

BB Angkor Market

BB Angkor Market is located at the bottom end of Pub Street. Selling mostly souvenirs, this market is popular among travelers who happen to be walking past. Upstairs is the Triangle Bar and Restaurant, a rooftop bar, which comes to life with a live karaoke act after 9pm. Because of the location, the market is a little more pricey than the others. Fairly good English is spoken here.

  • What you’ll see: Clothes, bags, accessories, wood and stone carvings, brass and silverware, artwork, bars, BBQ restaurants;
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels;
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 8am-10pm;

Made in Cambodia Market

The Made in Cambodia Market is an artisans market, selling a wide range of locally produced products. They are located at the Kings Road shopping and dining complex. With an abundance of unique and fascinating stalls, many of the products are hand produced by underprivileged villagers, who greatly benefit by being able to sell their crafts. There is a fantastic selection of recycled products too!

  • 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: Mon-Sun, 12am-8pm;

Siem Reap Art Center 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. An Apsara traditional dance show is performed nightly, from 8pm. Many market stalls tend to close earlier, at around 5pm. Very good English is spoken here.
  • What you’ll see: Silk, handicrafts, crocodile leather, clothing, bags, wallets and purses, local toys, artwork, decorations, massage, local restaurants;
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels;
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 8am-10pm;

Angkor Night Market

The Angkor Night Market, commonly known as the Original Night Market, established in 2007, was the first night market to open in Siem Reap and even the whole of Cambodia. It is located just off of Sivatha Road, in the heart of the town. It is an outdoors market, but is covered by a roof to protect it from the elements. With around 240 shops, it is the biggest and most interesting night market to see. As the biggest night market in Siem Reap, it naturally has a wide variety of things to see, do, eat and enjoy. A modest food court offers Cambodian, Western and Asian specialties. Excellent English is spoken here.
  • What you’ll see: Everything from a souvenir market, bars and restaurants, massage;
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels;
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 5pm-12am;

Noon Night Market

Noon Night Market is located along Sivatha Road, heading away from the river, about 1km. This night market is smaller than the Angkor Original Night Market, boasting around 100 stalls, but they still offer similar handicrafts and souvenirs. Very good English is spoken here.
  • What you’ll see: Everything from a souvenir market, bars and restaurants, massage, tattoo;
  • How to get there: $1-$2 by tuk tuk, one-way from most central hotels;
  • Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 12pm -12am;
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