Gifts from the land of temples, Cambodia

On your trip to Cambodia, besides visiting its well-known mysterious temples or romantic islands, you should not miss the chance to enjoy typical cuisine of this country and buy interesting things as gifts for your beloved ones in Cambodia. If you find it hard to choose a special gift, the following suggestions might be helpful:

1.  Cambodian silk products

The silk products in Cambodia are made by the local people, using the traditional manual method so they carry unique traits of this country. Travellers can order a silk dress and then get in within 24 hours. Visit Cambodia with Indochina tours Cambodia

Cambodian silk products carry unique traits of the country

Cambodian silk products carry unique traits of the country

2.  Silver jewelry

Many travellers are interested in beautiful finely crafted silver jewelry in the land of temples. Many products made from silver are popularly used in Cambodian ceremonies, used as jewelry, decorations or furniture. Silver jewelry prices are not too expensive so it is a good suggestion for you to buy as gifts for your friends and relatives when you come back from your Cambodia trip

Beautiful finely crafted silver jewelry in Cambodia

Beautiful finely crafted silver jewelry in Cambodia

3.     Krama, the traditional cambodian checkered scarf

The unique checkered scarf of the Khmer has long been a favorite gift which is most chosen by travellers in Cambodia. You will have to pay from 2 to 10 USD for this special scarf depending on the quality. The locals call it “Krama” and use as a head-wrapping, a scarf or sometimes as a women’s skirt.

 A Cambodian old woman wearing the Krama as a head-wrapping

A Cambodian old woman wearing the Krama as a head-wrapping

4.     Sculpture Products

The unique art of architecture and sculpture of Cambodia has long been proven by numerous famous works, typically the Angkor. Therefore, Sculpture Products on stone, wood, copper or even silver through the skilled hands of carvers become very sophisticated. Most preferred Sculpture Products are the Buddha, Apsara and 4 sides Bayon

 4 sides Bayon – a popular gift in Cambodia

4 sides Bayon – a popular gift in Cambodia

5.     Jaggery

Palm is a typical tree which is widely growing in Cambodia. Different from other sugars, jaggery is light sweet and perfect for cooking. The high quality jaggery must be liquid, gelatinous and yellow. Thanks to these particular characteristics, using Jaggery as a spicy can make your food has a very eye-catching color. Cambodian Jaggery is a perfect gift for those who love cooking

 Cambodian Jaggery - a perfect gift for those who love cooking

Cambodian Jaggery – a perfect gift for those who love cooking

I hope the ahead-mentioned suggestions are helpful for you to choose some meaningful gifts for your beloved ones in Cambodia

The Indochina Voyages team.

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