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Address: Zhibek Zholy, between Kaldayakov and Pushkin, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Phone Number: 77272732960
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This reminded me very much of Root's or Green Dragon back home in Pennsylvania... Just much more of a maze! A large variety of everything available, and an enjoyable time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Doha, Qatar
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This reminded me very much of Root's or Green Dragon back home in Pennsylvania... Just much more of a maze! A large variety of everything available, and an enjoyable time shopping for fruits, snacks, and a few souvenirs.

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Missouri
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This covered food market (with a small open air dry goods bazaar behind) has travel friendly dried fruit, nuts, and dry dairy snacks as well as meat and fruit/veg. The food was beautifuly displayed and appeared quite clean. Thanks to "Walking Almaty" Tours, we learned about various ethnicities which operate within the market, met the vendors, and sampled our way... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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228 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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 reviews
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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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60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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149 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 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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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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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