Orussey Market

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Located in the center of Phnom Penh, the Orussey Market is an incredible market that is not often patronage by tourists. The primary reason is that there is not a lot of tourist like shops here where you can get souvenirs, but that does not mean it is a place to bypass. There are incredible things to buy here, and so you should decide to include it on your to do list if you are visiting the city.

First of all, you should know that this is one of the busiest locations in all of Cambodia. In fact, on Saturdays this is one of the most popular spots in the entire city of Phnom Penh. Literally thousands of people flock to this market, crowding the streets, as they look for the latest wares to take home with them. There is a great deal to be able to find here.

The market itself is housed in a big square building that is painted blue and white. From virtually anywhere in the capital city you can’t miss this market. Inside is where you will find the vast majority of shops, located in stalls on one of the three floors of the building.

On the first floor of the market is where you will locate most of the items that you would need for your home, such as kitchen supplies, garden tools, construction tools, and food. The first floor is also home to electronics, curtains, jewelry, clothing, tailors who can design or altering clothing, clothing accessories, and fabric. If this is found on the second floor as well. For his home school wide variety of products and services, including places to eat, and you will find other kinds of unique gift ideas.


One of the things that people love about visiting the Orussey Market is that you get to intermingle with so many of the local people of the capital city. This is a crowded location virtually any day of the week, but the weekends make this an especially inviting place to come to. It is not only because of the wide variety of goods that can be found here, many of which are perfect for the everyday needs of people who live in the city, but it is also about the incredible price that you would get on many of these goods. This is one of the most popular places because of the great supply and great prices that you would pay.

One of the reasons why tourists really like to go here is because it gives you an up close and personal look about how the people of Cambodia live. Not only do you get to interact with people, but you also are given the opportunity to observe their daily habits. This is an experience that you will not be able to find in virtually any other location, because of the small amount of tourist traffic that this market draws. This is just the everyday citizen of Phnom Penh going about their business.

One part of this market that you may find especially appealing is the textiles that are sold and the tailors that are available here. If you plan on spending at least a week in the capital of Cambodia you may want to consider having a garment or two tailored for you. There are many different textile shops that you can go through to find just the right material to use, and the tailors in this market are absolutely sensational. You can have some personalized garments made for you at a price you simply can’t beat if you have a little bit of time to spare.