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Crowded yet its fun to browse through

Its one of the most visited and popular market in Shillong for household items and local... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
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A definite must-do for any travelling photographers!

This market is a rabbit warren of tiny alleys,streets, nooks and crannies that is like a wondrous... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2017
Mel S
Brisbane, Australia
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East Khasi Hills District, Shillong 793001, India
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Iewduh Bara Bazar is a local market for household items, local food and fresh vegetables of Shillong. It is extremely crowded and becomes very dirty with slush during rain.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Arghya D
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Congested,narrow alleys,overcrowded yet vibrant location to explore tribal culture and daily lives of common people.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank echowa
Reviewed March 4, 2018

In short: this place is narrow, dirty, shabby, and crowded. The things you can get here are not much of use for a traveller. Not a nice hill-station tribe market, just some awful hole. I did not go on purpose, was just trying to find...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank dr_peace
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Its the Barabazar. Pretty crowded market. One of the biggest in shillong. Its the best bet if finding something in Shillong if not available in rural Meghalaya.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank SuvodipMoitra
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Iew=market; duh=poor or weobegone. This is a market where all are welcome, especially the poor. Thry can either sell their produce without any hindrance or they can buy whatever they want in the full knowledge that the price quoted will be the cheapest. The market...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Its one of the most visited and popular market in Shillong for household items and local vegetables/fruits. You might get lost in the maze of small crowded gullies in the market and that's the fun. Do pick up some local fruits and vegetables and some...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank sunnykhawash
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

The local market of Shillong. It is extremely crowded and becomes very messy during rain. However market provides all the local food and fresh vegetables.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank ReetaKarki
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Every city will have one of this kind of bazaar. Kind of flea market. Visit this place just to experience the local culture. Avoid during rains as the place gets dirty with slush.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank AKSMblr
Reviewed January 8, 2017

This market is a rabbit warren of tiny alleys,streets, nooks and crannies that is like a wondrous maze to get yourself lost in. I found it incredible for photography, as long as you're aware of your surroundings and wear good, closed-in shoes, have your camera...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Mel S
Reviewed November 8, 2016

This is the Worst market I've ever seen with worst shopkeepers sitting. Its dirty as hell, people are rude and manner less - they spit almost on your feet shamelessly, and don't even apologise, the porters push you with their dirty bags without any apology...More

Date of experience: November 2016
10  Thank ritilondon
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