Siem Reap Old Market

  • Siem Reap Old Market
  • Siem Reap Old Market
  • Siem Reap Old Market
  • Siem Reap Old Market

Description

Old Market in Siem Reap, situated on the west side of Siem Reap River, is where the local population head to in the early mornings to shop for a wide array of fresh vegetables, seafood and meat as well as household items. Locally known as Psar Chas, it’s the oldest Khmer market in Siem Reap and a must-visit for those looking to experience the local lifestyle. The open-air market is covered by a massive roof, offering ample shade from the sun if you’re here on a scorching afternoon. While the stalls aren’t as refined as the ones you might find at newer markets like Angkor Night Market. The wet section of Old Market is located close to the central food court, where local vendors display live seafood in fish tanks and butchered poultry atop ice trays while the dry section offers tropical fruits, household appliances, pre-packaged snacks, as well as local condiments such as prahok (fermented fish paste)