Phsar Toul Tum Poung (Russian Market)If there is one place in Battambang where you can find authentic Russian souvenirs at affordable prices, Phsar Toul Tum Poung is the place for you.
Highlights – The market is decorated by colourful lanterns, intricately carved statues, scarves, bags, printed T shirts and DVDS of various languages. During the 1980s, this place was dominated by Russian expats, whose influence can be felt at this market even today. The locals commonly address this place as Russian Market. Be prepared to bask in the sun and dirt as this market is quite crowded at all times of the day. The air circulation is quite limited here; however the goods sold here more than make up for the ambience of this place. Don’t forget to taste the local, delicious coffee from the cafes here.
Location – Chamkar Mon District, Phnom Penh.
Timings – Open all through the day.
Price – Entry into this market is free of cost.