Riverfront area, Phnom Penh,
Riverfront Area along
Sisowath Quay from the Street 104 Area to the Royal Palace
area near Street 178 is popular with locals and tourists alike.
Sisowath Quay, the riverfront road, is lined with dozens of
bars and a range of
hotels and guesthouses, some
affording spectacular riverside views. Interspersed amongst the
restaurants are several
souvenir shops, massage shops, travel agents, internet cafes and
a few ATMs. The riverfront is particularly
popular in the early
evening but itís also a great place to stroll at any time of day.
Have a snack or a meal, relax at a riverfront cafe and watch the
riverfront street life, do a bit of shopping, explore the side
streets. The best
shopping streets radiating off the river are
Street 178 and
Street 240 on either side
of the Royal Palace and National Museum. A couple of the cities best
bar streets are just off the riverfront. Both
Street 104 at the northern end
of the riverfront area and Street 136 in the middle are packed with
little bars, restaurants and guesthouses.