With two days in Siem Reap, you can check off Angkor Wat's highlights, but also sample street food, catch a show, cruise a lake, and learn more about Cambodian country life. Read on to find out how.
Angkor Night Market
Angkor Night Market St, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Whether you opt to visit on your own or with a walking tour, give yourself plenty of time to soak up the atmosphere, stroll around the stalls, and shop for traditional handicrafts. The market is also one of the best spots in Siem Reap to sample traditional Cambodian cuisine, and there are numerous restaurants and street food stalls where you can tuck into local delicacies, from spicy soups to freshly cooked noodles.
Things to Know Before You Go
Prices are always negotiable at the night market, so don’t be afraid to bargain.
As well as shopping, it’s possible to get a massage or watch a 3D movie at the night market.
The night market is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
How to Get There
The Angkor Night Market is located on Siwatha Street near Pi Thnou Street. It’s easily reachable on foot from central hotels and attractions; otherwise a tuk-tuk can drop you off right outside.
When to Get There
The market is open daily from 4pm until midnight. Get there before 6pm to avoid the crowds, or time your visit for dinner and make the most of the many street food vendors. For those who want to make a night of it, there are also several bars in and around the market.
Shopping at Angkor Night Market
The night market is an ideal place to pick up souvenirs. Vendors sell everything from clothing and household items, to exotic spices, cosmetics, and typical foods. Popular purchases include handmade crafts, clothing and textiles made from local silks, traditional jewelry, and Khmer-style wood and stone carvings.
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