Guangzhou, situated north of the Pearl River Delta, is one of the most important metropolis centers in China. Surrounded by the untouched old residences, ancient temples and lush green gardens nest in
Once known as the Pearl of Asia, today Phnom Penh still maintains its charming and splendor. Together with Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, the Cambodian capital is recognized as one of the most vibrant and fascinating destinations guaranteed to bring you an exciting and diverse travel experience. Below is some useful information about flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh and a quick guide for shopping in Phnom Penh.
Getting from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh
Due to the long distance of 1,590 kilometers, flights from Phnom Penh to Guangzhou (and vice versa) are considered the best way to travel between the two cities. The average price for flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh is 213 USD with flying time of approximately 2 hours and 49 minutes.
If you are looking for cheap flights for this route, don’t forget to visit the website of Cambodia Angkor Air – the national flag carrier of Cambodia which frequently offers the best deals for Cambodia flight tickets. One of its current promotions is cheap flights from Guangzhou to Phnom Penh (round trip) which cost only 600 CNY (equivalent to 90 USD), valid until 31 March 2018.
Where to shop and what to buy in Phnom Penh?
Russian Market (Phsar Toul Tom Poung)
Russian Market is the most popular market among expats, locals and tourists and also the best place to pick up souvenirs. From the outside, the market looks narrow and a little bit boring but when getting in, you will be surprised by the bustling trading activities with a diversity of items, from antiques, paintings, hand carved statues, colorful lanterns and handmade silk scarves to jewelry, bags, shoes, watches and printed T-shirts.
Central Market (Phsar Thmei)
Central Market is set in a quintessential Southeast Asian colonial Art Deco building featuring an enormous central dome with four wings extending to huge hallways and full of shopping stalls. Central Market is one of the shopping highlights in Phnom Penh, a lively and bustling affair filled with an endless number of goods, ranging from clothing, jewelry, watches, gemstones, silver and gold to household appliances and electronics.
Night Market (Phsar Reathrey)
Night Market is an open-air weekend affair located just by the riverfront and offers a wide range of Cambodian handicrafts silks, art, wood carvings, clothes and souvenirs. Night Market is not only a popular spot for tourists and locals to shop for traditional clothing but also the most relaxed marketplace in Phnom Penh to enjoy some authentic Khmer street food.
Old Market (Phsar Chas)
The Old Market is the oldest market still opening in Phnom Penh. If you are looking for traditional Cambodian souvenirs, then Old Market is not the right place for you, but if you want to explore the authentic Cambodian culture in its most natural form, there is no better choice than Old Market. The market is dominated by authentic foods waiting to be used in traditional cooking such as fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and seafoods like fish and shrimp.