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Address: Zhibek Zholy, between Kaldayakov and Pushkin, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A Fun Market To Check Out

Don't be fooled by the name, it is a market. I enjoyed walking around and mingling with the sellers, who will often give you a free taste of what they have. All things available.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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208 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Don't be fooled by the name, it is a market. I enjoyed walking around and mingling with the sellers, who will often give you a free taste of what they have. All things available.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

You can find almost anything and everything here. The market is well sectioned but given its epic size, do remember you way and don't get lost! The whole area is a square with many entrances. The exterior attracts makeshift sellers peddling their own produce/snacks, as well as, stores selling dried items (eg: nuts, dried fruits), sweet breads and snacks. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Good place to experience the local culture. Impresive arrange of goods . Barting is a must. English not spoken

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

And what a soul it is! Wow...from groceries to nuts to meats, chocolates, souveniers, underwear, hardware, watches, jewelery, regional crafts, caps,...u name it they got it and all in one place. It gives u a real feel of how times would have been during the days of the silk route. Its just fun looking around. And these Kazakhs are one... More 

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Istanbul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited the "Green Bazaar," yesterday for the first time in four years. Our very first visit had been in 1996, and little has changed in my opinion. On this latest visit, it was morning and during the Nauryz season. The place was packed with food, but not many customers. The meats looked great (horse, mutton, beef and pork) and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It is a traditional Central Asia bazaar, it can authentic for European travelers but for travelers who already have in their culture, it is not very interesting or authentic.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a good place to spend a few hours shopping for food or for souvenirs. Lots of different kinds of stalls selling everything; food, clothes, traditional clothes and even plumbing and electrical supplies. It's just a few streets north of the 28th of December Park so pretty central.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

You can buy propolice honey and lots cheap thing. Tipical kz candy is also good.

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Nice place to have an afterniion walk there - watching the heads, meats, inner parts of animals...and nice fruits.

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Bermuda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The bazaar is well worth a visit and presents a few photo opportunities. The vendors were very accommodating in allowing photographs of their produce, although most don't want to be in the photos themselves (so ensure that you ask first - a simple gesture with your camera will get your message across). Don't miss the meat market that is inside... More 

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Address: Zhibek Zholy, between Kaldayakov and Pushkin, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Location: Asia  >  Kazakhstan  >  Almaty

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