Phnom Penh Travel Guide
Phnom Penh Attractions
Phnom Penh Shopping
The one local item that is a must-souvenir is the krama, an uniquely checkered scarf which is also useful for keeping the sun off your neck. Silverboxes are also popular souvenirs and are still hand carved by local artisans.
Silk is still handmade using traditional ikat methods and styles and are all handwoven. While the Central market offers a variety of souvenirs, there are also several small local shops offering traditional souvenirs along Street 178 and Sothearos, near the National Museum.
Phnom Penh Restaurants and Bars
Phnom Penh Restaurants
Peking Canteen - Street 136. Situated next to the Central market, it is one of a few Chinese restaurants offering Chinese food to those who are watching the budget. It is also nicely positioned to watch the happenings of the Market.
An Nam - 118 SD, Sothearos. The emphasis is on central Vietnamese cuisine with an extensive menu in Vietnamese, English and French. It is moderately priced and is airconditioned with nicely decorated indoor seating, amid comfortable surroundings.
Baan Thai - No 2, Street 136. A popular Thai restaurant set in a quiet street in a garden with a traditional Cambodian-style wooden house. There is Thai-style seating and a fairly large selection of Thai foods on the menu.
Phnom Penh Bars & Clubs
Bar Black and White - No 6 AEO,Street 278. A new, comfortable and friendly shop size bar that has become very popular with the locals. It has a full bar at reasonable prices, a pool table and on Sunday and Monday evenings, you can spin the lucky wheel for free Tiger beers.
Black Eagle Bar - No 13, Street 94. Very stylish Cambodian decor with a full bar and an extensive menu of Western, Thai and Khmer dishes at reasonable prices. There is a pool table, music and a happy hour.
DV 8 - No 7, Street 148. A friendly bar just off the riverfront with a small menu, but full bar. There is a pool table, nice balcony to enjoy the scenery and a TV/DVD room.
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