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Monument Books

Monument Books in Cambodia is well-known for its extensive selection of international books mostly in English but they also offers a variety of other languages.

Monument Books stocks the widest possible range of books on Cambodia and its history with a special emphasis on Angkor temples and the Khmer Kingdom as well as the tragedy of the Khmer Rouge period.

 

 

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Mango

Mango offers European fashion for young and urban women. Mango is worldwide famous clothing company specializing in women’s apparel and accessories. Mango clothing brand MNG was founded in 1984 and is one of the leading fashion companies in Europe with its base in Barcelona.

The Mango store in Phnom Penh will offer the same clothes and accessories as all the other Mango stores in the world offers.  Mango is definitely a high end fashion shop in Phnom Penh and might seem a little bit pricey but if you want the latest fashion from Europe in European sizes this is the place to go to.

 

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Night Market (Phsar Reatrey)

Night Market in Phnom Penh is located just by the riverfront and offers a wide and varied range of Cambodian handicrafts silks, art, clothes and souvenirs. The market was originally aimed towards visitors and tourists but interestingly thought is that it is probably more popular among Cambodians than foreigners.

The market has a more relaxing, cooler and festive atmosphere than a typical local market in Phnom Penh. In the middle of the market is a big stage where they most of the time have some kind of performance or concert. There is also a picnic area behind the stage where you can sit down and enjoy the food from the food stands and listen to music.

The Night Market is opened every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening from 5 pm to midnight.

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Central Market (Phsar Thmei)

Central Market is located in the heart of the Phnom Penh. The Khmer name of the market is Phsar Thmei which translates to “new market”.

The Central Market was built in 1937 during the French colonial period, in Art Deco style, and is painted bright ochre. It consists of four wings dominated by a central dome, the design allows maximum ventilation. It is probably the cleanest and most airy market in Phnom Penh. The Market was recently renovated to restore its old glory. The renovation was financed by the French government and finished in March of 2011.

The Market is filled with stalls selling gold and silver jewelry, electronic equipment, clothing, fake watches and bags, suitcases, dried and fresh food and lots of souvenirs.
Central Market is definitely the best and freshest market for browsing, but it has a reputation for overpricing on most products.