Sakura: Another Thrifting Place in Phnom Penh

**Update** This shop has branched out all over Phnom Penh so its more accessible..

A few days after Christmas, I woke up really early and felt restless. I bugged Hi-ace then to drive me around. It was our usual ‘lets-drive-around-and-check-out-anything-interesting-along-the-way’ routine. Whenever we do this, we always stumble across something really nice, usually hole-in-the-corner shops or restaurants.

Sakura Recycle Shop

We were cruising along St. 271 when I saw a huge banner and it says Christmas and New Year Sale – 30% off. The thrift hunter in me flashed green and I promptly told Hi-ace to make a stop. It was a bargain hunting place indeed!

Sakura Recycle Shop

The shop’s (its more like a huge warehouse) name is Sakura Used Japanese Products. My interest was instantly piqued coz I love Japan Thrift Shop here in Phnom Penh. That’s one of our most frequent thrifting haunt with my Peluka Sisters.

Of course, I took a photo of what’s inside the shop. But I’ll be posting it on my Girl on a Thrift Hunt (G-O-T-H) blog. Was it a Gold Mine? Let me put it this way, they have lots of stuff, the place was literally spilling with goodies, but it was a bit pricey. I think they would do better to lower the price, after all those are used items. But they are still worth checking out, specially the home items.

Visit my GOTH blog for more thrift hunting blurbs.


  1. DonyaBooding

    January 4, 2011 at 11:08 pm

    Are you in the mood to go back there? Let’s go tomorrow, pretty-puh-leaaaaase? *bats eyelashes*

    1. Lui

      January 5, 2011 at 7:52 am

      @DonyaBooding, sureness. Basta ba di tayo ma-bulldoze hehe.. its medyo mahal compared to JT almost double but they really have lots of items, lots of home goodies

  2. DonyaBooding

    January 6, 2011 at 9:02 am

    Well, as it happened, we were hijacked! But anyhoo, we can make another schedule na lang na mayo ang saro! hahahahah.

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