Nightlife in Siem Reap

Nightlife activities in Siem Reap

If under the sun, this is the time for tourists to explore the majestic beauty of Angkor Complex and its relative surroudings temples, when the dark is falling, Siem Reap city also offers you many interesting things to do.

Pub Street
It would be a big mistake, if we do not count Pub Street, one of the best nightlife in Siem Reap.  The street, is a vibrant street filled with affordable price bars, international restaurants, massage salons, and shops. If you would like to find out more comfort bars, some of Siem Reap’s luxury hotels have rooftop bars, lounges and pubs where you can enjoy imported wines and liquors. They offer a varirous gamme, from elegant colonial-era lounge bars to trendy nightclubs, upon your choice. 

Night markets
When visiting any new land, we can see that the culture of that region is reflected clearly and correctly by its local market. So if you would like to mingle with the resident’s lives and have authentic experiences in Siem Reap, what you must do is to visit the local market here, the most famous one is night markets. You can visit Angkor night market, Old market (Phsar Chas), Made in Cambodia market, Noon night market.

Address and opening time of most popular night markets:



Opening time

Angkor night market

Off Sivatha Boulevard, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Daily from 4pm to midnight

Old market (Phsar Chas)

Psar Chas Road, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Daily from 7am to 8pm

Made in Cambodia market

Street 27, Achar Sva St, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Daily from 12pm to 10pm

Noon night market

Vithey Charles de Gaulle, Khum Slorkram, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Daily from midday to midnight

Angkor Night market

The Angkor Night Market is located on Siwatha Street near Pi Thnou Street. It’s easily reachable on foot if your hotel is in the center of Siem Reap.

The Angkor Night market was the first night market in Siem Reap and even the whole of Cambodia founded with the original purpose of helping preserve local Khmer handicraft and enhance Khmer people’s living standard.

Nowadays, this market is an ideal place for not only shopping but also eating and chillaxing. The market was built in 2007 and situated at Sivatha Road, in the heart of Siem Reap. It is an outdoor one that includes over 200 stalls by local sellers or non-governmental organizations. The goods here are varietied, ranging from clothes, handicrafts to images and statues with a great volume. Besides, there is a wide variety of things to watch, eat and relax.

Each stall is set up simply and covered by a roof to protect from external factors such as sunray or rain. Angkor Night market is opened from 17.00 to 24.00 from Monday to Sunday.

Apsara Dance Performance

Last but not least, Apsaras Dance – sometimes written as Apsara Dance – is a classical Khmer performance art inspired by the water and cloud spirit of Hindu and Buddhist mythology. The Apsaras are a common feature of bas-reliefs on the walls of the Angkor temples near Siem Reap. Dancers wear tight-fitting traditional dresses, ornate headdress and gilded jewellery. Nowadays, most of tourists chose the common way to see the Apsara Dance in a restaurant, where you can taste a delicious meal while watching the performance. For sure, Travel Authentic Asia can design this royal show at restaurant as a part of your dining experience or as a private show on request so that you can enjoy the Apsara dance at its best.

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