Boeung Trabek Plaza in the News

Press Archives, Reviews, Social Media Mentions

Local Press

"A cold wind sweeps through the streets of Boeung Trabek on an early January morning as buyers and traders engage in commerce under bright blue skies. From a distance, the scene of the market complex where local wares entice shoppers is colourful and vibrant."

-14 January 2021, The Phnom Penh Post

" prices have dramatically changed over the last 10 years...such as Phsar Chas Market, Phsar Kandal Market, Russian Market, Sovanna Shopping Centre, Boeung Keng Kang Market, Boeung Trabek Market, Boeung Kak’s main street, Koh Pich and the National Assembly – all places that are seen to have more potential for development"

-02 May 2019, The Phnom Penh Post

"...amid cheap rents and flooding, beer gardens, restaurants and karaoke parlours have traditionally found a home along the...Boeung Trabek...canal"

-11 February 2016, The Phnom Penh Post

"Nestled between Mao Tse Toung Blvd to the south, Monivong Blvd to the west and Toul Tom Poung to the east, Boeung Trabek is one of the capital’s most rapidly transforming areas. It comprises a number of new apartment blocks, freshly laid concrete roads and the recently-constructed Boeung Trabek Plaza."

-24 November 2011, The Phnom Penh Post

"SIX-STOREY Boeng Trabek Plaza shopping mall opened its doors in Phnom Penh yesterday...Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh said...during the inauguration ceremony: “More and more people have chosen to shop in modern markets and buy quality products,” “This shows progress of economic development and the improved cost of living for Cambodian people.” There are currently 18 large shopping malls and dozens of medium and small ones in Phnom Penh, according to the minister. Part of the US$13 million Boeung Trabek Plaza complex located in Chamkarmon district, located near Boeung Trabek Market..."

-20 May 2011, The Phnom Penh Post

International Press

"A woman takes a nap in a fabric shop in the Boeung Trabek Plaza market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia."

Gallery: The best photos from around the world. The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

-25 July 2018, The Sydney Morning Herald

Social Media Mentions on #boeungtrabek

"A series of shots taken in and around the wet market at the Boeung Trabek (BTK) Plaza. As anyone familiar with the city knows, wet markets can often be a messy and unpleasant experience. Phsar Kandal comes immediately to mind. BTK,on the other hand, has one of the cleanest, brightest and best laid out markets in the city."

"The produce offered for sale at BTK is extemely fresh."

"The covered portico that brings the light, bright and airy feel to the market, to quote an old real estate adage."

"The stone lions on the opposite side of the market, although not embellished in gold, also attract their fair share of youngsters."

"The upside to our morning excursion was discovering just how close we are to Boeung Trabek Plaza. Not only is BTK wonderfully photogenic, it has one of the best wet markets in the city."

~2020, Instagram User via

Reviews on Google Maps

"One of the best traditional market in Southern part of Phnom Penh. Pretty organized, quite clean, pretty fair pricing and have lots of items variety. Definitely the best traditional market in Southern PP. Our go to traditional market"

~2020, Review on Google

"Probably the largest fresh fruit, vegetables and meats all under cover, as in huge aircraft hanger type building, also this market sells clothes, and everything needed for the kitchen, it's only about 10 minutes walk from Russian markets, it can be found at the end of street 456, Russia markets is on street 155. This market is unique as it's all under cover, with no access to direct sunshine, so everything is very fresh. The market starts off with outdoor food like fish and seafood being cooked on BBQs then the rest is all under cover."

-30 June 2019, Review on Google

"Neighborhood market with all the essential staff available under same roof. Close to TTP but this market serves me well since it's closer. I will suggest to avoid the vegetables and wet market during evening as most of the items will not be fresh and probably been sitting there whole day. Besides grocery, vegetables and wet market there are nice clothes store for babies and women inside the building and nice men's clothing is also available next to the main entrance. "

~2020, Review on Google

"High quality and fresh fruits and vegetables at good prices in a clean environment."

~2020, Review on Google

"Vibrant wet market. Good value. Interesting too."

~2019, Review on Google

"Fresh vegetables and cheaper price than other market."

~2019, Review on Google

"Traditional or wet market surrounding with soho style. You can find anything with reasonable price and most of the seller can speak English. Don't worry!."

~2020, Review on Google