Siem Reap is an excellent place to buy Cambodian souvenirs, handicrafts, silks, textiles and even contemporary art. But what makes shopping in Siem Reap a great experience are its local markets. An Angkor market is what Siem Reap is all about. From seeing the lifestyle of the locals to its many exceptional handicrafts on display, markets in Angkor really make up the authentic Siem Reap experience.
The largest covered market in Siem Reap is the Old Market, which is also known as the Phsar Chas. It offers the widest and best selection of souvenirs in town. Most individual little boutiques offer only the best in quality with a high concentration on Cambodian silks and tailoring, Asian-inspired artistic creations as well as candles, spices and teas. [Read more…]